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Sleeping Giant State Park

Hamden, CT
+1 860-424-3000
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Nice park and good trails

Main trail to top is enjoyable and not difficult. Great view at top. Take water and wear comfy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tennisace41
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Hamden, Connecticut
Great mix of easy and more challenging trails!

My family visits here frequently throughout the year with our younger kids. The park has a castle... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nicholas P
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Wallingford, Connecticut
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A beautiful spot to view the autumn foliage.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“main trail” (17 reviews)
“great hike” (17 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 18:00
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Main trail to top is enjoyable and not difficult. Great view at top. Take water and wear comfy walking shoes as main trail has sections with stones to prevent soil erosion. Good for all ages.

Thank tennisace41
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family visits here frequently throughout the year with our younger kids. The park has a castle at the top which the kids love to see and we usually bring the dog on the hike as to many other visitors. As the kids are getting...More

Thank Nicholas P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sleeping Giant State Park is minutes from New Haven, and a short drive from Hartford, which can mean crowded trails on nice weekend days (e.g. the recent stellar Labor Day), but is worth the effort. We hiked the Tower Trail on the way up and...More

Thank MimBox
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wish they had better marks on the trails. It's a nice hike, on Sunday afternoon or even after work :) Close to pizza places, ice cream, Farmington Canal .

Thank Artur G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hiking trails. Beautiful view of the surrounding areas. Near Quinnipiac College. A beautiful place for potographs. .

Thank Thea1201
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great park to hike. The is a castle up on top of the giant mountain. In good weather youwill find many hikers, and children.

Thank tangoshoes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family went out for a nice Sunday. My family chose to hike up sleepy giant. I have never been there and found it to be a great place a some exercise. The trails are marked and very family friendly. And when we got to...More

Thank Kpp P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is such a great place to hike with friends and family on basically any nice day! There are lots of different trails to choose from that range in difficulty. I definitely recommend going during the fall so you can see the beautiful trees and...More

Thank Erica P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sleeping Giant State Park provides a number of hike trails of different length and difficulty, plenty of cookout places with one major shelter (has two fireplaces), and especially a beautiful tower on the top with a splendid view over the rolling hills of the greater...More

Thank Y8718GGandreask
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sleeping Giant was a really nice afternoon hike, with various trails dependant on how steep/difficult you'd like your hike to be.

Thank Kathryn D
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Sarah K
27 June 2017|
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Tiany B
5 November 2016|
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Safety issue off trails by dusk
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Tiany B
4 November 2016|
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Response from Martha S | Reviewed this property |
Aunt Chilada's Mex Rest on Whitney Ave, overlooks part of Sleeping Giant. Rose's Dairy Farm (Northford CT) for hayrides.Also if you "Google" Waterfall Cheshire CT this is a good hike and I believe one of the best... More
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