Sleeping Giant Picnic Shelter Connecticut

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Sleeping Giant is a rugged traprock mountain with a high point of 739 feet, located eight miles north of New Haven, Connecticut.

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Jul 13, 2023
While this park has many trails, I took the 1.6 mile trail up to the watchtower. It’s of moderate intensity uphill. You do get a good view of New Haven county and Long Island Sound from the top. As y… Full review by Marina D
Jun 11, 2023
My husband and I hiked the tower trail and really enjoyed it! The views at the top are spectacular and we would recommend visiting if you’re in the area Full review by michelle238o
Apr 1, 2023
We love hiking and we were not disappointed!!! We did this hike counter clockwise & it was interesting & thrilling!!! We would do this again the opposite direction. Full review by NYCTRAVELER329

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Please tell me.. what trail is the Tower trail. Need an easier walk and cant figure out which one you refer to. Also where do …
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Please tell me.. what trail is the Tower trail. Need an easier walk and cant figure out which one you refer to. Also where do you park? thanks, Sue
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There's a parking lot. The main walking trail us obvious, you can't miss it. They also have maps available
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Answer by Robin L · Sep 21, 2019
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Is there parking for school buses?
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Yes...but I am unsure if the park has reopened yet. Last I knew they were still cleaning up damage from the hurricane. I would confirm this before going..:
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Answer by Leslie K · Jul 9, 2018
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Are pets (dogs) allowed on this trail? On a leash of course.
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Yes dogs are allowed on the hiking trails and picnic areas.
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does the park close at a certain time?
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Safety issue off trails by dusk
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Answer by Martha S · Nov 4, 2016
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