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Tag: Metacomet Trail

Hiking a portion of the Metacomet Trail and Ragged Mountain

We frequent Ragged Mountain a lot.  We usually park on West Lane in Berlin and tramp the trails via that access point.  Today we decided to hike a point to point, that included spotting Mike’s bike in the woods.  Mike placed his bike on the trail above Andrews Street, to be able to bike back…

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The Cold War in Connecticut

Today we visited the past, a past that started before I came into the world, but ended in my lifetime.  I’ve always heard about the cold war, but never fully understood the complexities of it.  We hiked up to the abandoned and obliterated Nike Missile Base in Plainville on the Metacomet Trail. The hike starts…

A Four Season Hike

Our first hike in Connecticut was the  Ragged Mountain loop. It was a trail that enticed us enough to keep returning to it in every season and in different weather conditions.  We’ve hiked it in rain, blazing heat and even during a snowfall.  This  first hike was a revelation. It all started on a foggy…