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Imagine the Hurd Family Farm
Hurd State Park has several hiking trails, imaginatively named Green, Red, Orange, etc. The Green trail follows along part of the eastern park boundary and explores old fields, valleys, and follows an ancient park road.
The trail starts at the parking lot at the intersection of CT-151 and Hurd Park Road. This lot is open year-round. The path starts at the southeast corner of the lot and is coincident with the White Trail for a short distance until the White Trail bears off to the right. After about 0.2 mi, the Red Trail intersects on the right as well.
From here, the trail climbs gently up its first hill, as it follows along the park boundary. It climbs but does not quite reach the summit of a small, wooded hill, before descending. Be sure to follow the green plastic trail markers on the trees. In this section, some trails may have painted green blazes but are not the official trail anymore.
As the trail descends, it intersects the end of the Blue Trail, and then arrives at the back of a picnic area, with a large lawn, pavilion, and outhouse. A hand-operated water pump is there, but the handle is missing.
The trail immediately exits the lawn, and climbs up a small ravine to a saddle, and then descends to the remnants of an old paved road, where it turns sharply right. It follows the old road to a parking area on the main park road, where it ends, back near the picnic area. If you are making a loop hike with the Red Trail, both come into the picnic area, and this last loop of this paragraph is not needed.
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