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Guiffrida Park

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Great local place for a hike.

This is a great place for a hike up to Chauncey Peak with views over all of Meriden. This was the... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
Brian K
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Meriden, Connecticut
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Nice place for a hike with a pretty view

This is a little hidden gem. Very pretty anytime of year, very simple, but especially nice in the... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
C L
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Meriden, Connecticut
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800 Westfield Rd, Meriden, CT 06450-2552
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Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

This is a great place for a hike up to Chauncey Peak with views over all of Meriden. This was the first time I've hiked this since 2016, and I noticed considerable trail maintenance has been done including rock steps and erosion prevention. If you...More

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Good hike- fairly active with sloping terrain and stony, rooted trail. Pretty lake views. Beautiful treed pathways

Thank N M
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

This is a little hidden gem. Very pretty anytime of year, very simple, but especially nice in the fall and winter. There is a nice hiking path around the water. Worth the time.

1  Thank C L
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Very scenic park. Great walking trails. Great views. I believe if you want to go fishing there you need a special stamp from Meriden town hall (so look into that).

1  Thank italianfoodfan100
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

This was my go to exercise place with my friend. We’d make our Fitbit steps here! There’s many many routes you can take to keep it fresh and exciting. The pond is beautiful especially when the sun hits the water. My only negative is when...More

1  Thank R M
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Guiffrida Park is know as the dog park for Meriden but it is also a beautiful place to hike. there are many trails that run through the park so bring a map of the trails. The New England trail runs through the park offering beautiful...More

1  Thank DGrN46
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This is a family friendly park with nice, easy trails. The water is pleasant, although it is not for recreational use. My only complaint is regarding unleashed dogs. Not everyone likes dogs. Just because you're so enamored with your pet doesn't mean everyone else is...More

2  Thank PetitSister
Reviewed 1 August 2017

I am an avid hiker and this trail is one of my favorites! The views are stunning and the loop is an easy trail to follow. The steep part of the trail has been redone with switchbacks, which was helpful. I highly recommend this trail!

1  Thank Rachel R
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Guiffrida Park is definitely a wonderful place to visit. When a person arrives there, there is a huge reservoir, which looks beautiful while hiking up the mountain, that makes the park look gorgeous. Also the trails there are amazing, there is one trail that stays...More

1  Thank stefstuffing 2
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Great park, has very easy hiking trials to get to the top with some awskme views. Also is really good for catching small fish with the kids, like perch, also some smallmouth bass as well. Its a good time.

Thank Corey D
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