Blue Trail Horseback Riding

The 4th most popular equestrian trail in Connecticut.

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Southeast of Hartford near Mansfield in Voluntown, the 23,000 acre Pachaug State Forest is the states largest and has plenty of rides. The Pachaug State Forest has two main areas; the Chapman Area and the Green Falls Area. The Chapman Area has the more popular trails.

Try the 8 mile Blue Trail!

To reach the horseback riding trailhead, follow US395 to Exit 85. Head east on SR138. In Vountown, turn left onto SR49 for 0.5 miles to the entrance. Park at the end of the paved road.

Overall, Blue Trail is the 4th most popular horse trail of all 11 horseback rides in Connecticut.

Blue Trail Horseback Riding Map



Local Contact(s):  PSF (860) 376-4075; Conn. Visitors (800) CTBOUND; Conn. Trail Riders Assoc. (860) 567-8769; CT Horse Council (860) 282-0468

Best Season:  May - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  Frog Hollow Horse Camp Area; Fitch House B&B (860) 456-0922

Luxury Loding:  Altnaveigh Inn (860) 429-4490

Breakfast Restaurant:  Vanilla Bean, Pomfret

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  41.63592, -71.8446

Date Published:  12/30/2015

Date Updated:  7/26/2016

ID:  12969

Blue Trail Horseback Riding Map


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