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Katharine Hill Trail - Devil's Den, CT

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Difficulty 0.5 of 5
Distance One Way 0.26 miles
Trailhead Elevation 302 feet
Elevation Gain 89 feet
Accumulated Gain 89 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 0.56
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30  2012-12-20
Lucius Pond Ordway / Devil's Den Preserve
chumley
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Preferred   May, Sep, Jun, Oct
Sun  6:01am - 6:03pm
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Katharine Hill Trail - Devil's Den is a 0.26 mile one way hike with 89 feet elevation gain. Located 11 miles west-northwest of Bridgeport Connecticut. The trailhead is car accessible. May and September are the best months to enjoy this hike.


Overview: A short loop that climbs the steep Katharine Hill, adjacent to the parking lot at Devil's Den Preserve. Complete the loop on the Pent Trail (post #4). Some views may be seen during winter. Other seasons leaves obstruct most views from the peak.

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2012-12-23
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One-Way Notice
This hike is listed as One-Way.

When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

Permit $$
No fee, however you must take a free map from the kiosk as your permit for hiking in the Nature Conservancy Devil's Den Preserve.


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To hike
From the Merritt Parkway (CT-15) take Exit 42 and proceed north on CT-57 for 3.8 miles. Bear right at light onto CT-53 and proceed 1.7 miles. Turn left on Godfrey Road and proceed .5 miles. Turn right onto Pent Road (note Nature Conservancy sign). Follow to end of road and trailhead parking lot.

GPS address: 33 Pent Road, Weston, CT.
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