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  • Senator Witkos and Representative Willis at Capitol
    A frenetically-paced 13 week session concluded on May 4th at midnight (except for the budget and other items in a special session). Here are the details on the bills that CFPA was most directly involved with for you!
  • Orienteering event led by CFPA Volunteer Geoffrey Meissner
    With over 200 events to choose from for CT Trail Day 2016, it can be challenging to decide where to go! Take a look at these featured events led by the heart of CFPA, our volunteers and staff.
  • Karl Wagener, CEQ
    The CT Council on Environmental Quality is our most important environmental watchdog state agency. Please contact your Legislators and ask them to save the CEQ!
  • Thank You 2015 Supporters Newsletter Image
    You and CFPA had many successes in 2015. Check out a listing of your accomplishments and download this year's Donor Newsletter and Donor listing!
  • Art Byram poses at the start of the Shenipsit Trail. Photo Credit: Scott Livingston
    The Blue Trails are important to trail runner Art Byram. By donating a dollar for each mile of his favorite trail, Art's helping to protect and maintain the Blue Trails for today and the future.
  • Pond on Glenney Property in Lisbon.
    The Glenney family is a special family whose generosity has protected over 400 acres in Lisbon. To learn more about the family and their most recent donation, read on.
CT Trails Weekend participants enjoy bird watching
The 2016 Connecticut Trails Day online directory is here! With over 200 events statewide, and activities from hiking to paddling, we're sure there's something for you.
DON'T MISS OUT!!! Only 1000 patches available. All you have to do is attend a 2016 Trails Day Event.
Start planning your next hiking adventure today
This online tool makes hike planning for the Blue-Blazed Hiking Trail System a snap. Locate trailhead parking and check out the latest trail notices here.