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Connecticut’s Vernon Rails-to-Trails | Photo by Yvonne Mwangi

Learn about trails in Connecticut including top trails, trail statistics, funding, projects and how you can get involved.

Top 10 Trails in Connecticut video (2021)

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State Stats


total rail-trails


miles of rail-trails


current projects


miles of potential rail-trail

14.9 M

Available Funds in the State

US Funds

FY23 Total Reserved for Transportation Alternatives and Recreational Trails Program (source: FHWA)​

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Learn about Transportation Alternatives funding in the state


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New England Rail-Trail Network

RTC is working with trail advocates and transportation leaders from Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont to advance a plan for connecting the region’s 1,000 miles of open trail.

Connecticut’s Air Line State Park Trail | Photo by Liz Sewell

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