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McDougal Trail West - Devil's Den is a 0.46 mile one way hike with 83 feet accumulated 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: The McDougal West trail is an alternative single-track to the main Pent trail in Devil's Den Preserve. It begins at post #3 on the Pent Trail and returns to it at post #8. It also connects with the Saugatuck Trail (post #17) and Wiehl Trail (post #15).
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This hike is listed as One-Way.
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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.