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Wiehl Trail - Devil's Den, CT

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Difficulty 0.5 of 5
Distance One Way 0.25 miles
Trailhead Elevation 328 feet
Elevation Gain -48 feet
Accumulated Gain 14 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 0.3
Interest Seasonal Creek & Perennial Creek
Dogs not allowed
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30  2012-12-20
Lucius Pond Ordway / Devil's Den Preserve
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Preferred   May, Sep, Jun, Oct
Sun  6:41am - 4:35pm
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McDougal Trail East - Devil's Den
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Donahue Trail - Devil's Den
0.2 mi away
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300 ft
Saugatuck Trail - Devil's Den
0.2 mi away
0.9 mi
89 ft
Harrison Trail - Devil's Den
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0.5 mi
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Deer Knoll Trail - Devil's Den
0.3 mi away
0.2 mi
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Sap Brook Trail - Devil's Den
0.3 mi away
0.9 mi
208 ft
McDougal Trail West - Devil's Den
0.3 mi away
0.5 mi
83 ft
Hiltebeitel Trail - Devil's Den
0.3 mi away
0.8 mi
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Katharine Hill Trail - Devil's Den
0.4 mi away
0.3 mi
89 ft
Pent Trail - Devil's Den
0.4 mi away
1.0 mi
244 ft
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Wiehl Trail - Devil's Den is a 0.25 mile one way hike with 14 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 Weihl Trail in Devil's Den Preserve is a short spur that connects the McDougal Trail West (post #15) with the Saugatuck Trail (post #14).

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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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