A member-based nonprofit. Connecting people to the land since 1895.
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    Generous landowners allow access to the Blue trails hosted on their land for your use. Be generous in return and provide the resources to keep the trails open, maintained, and protected. DONATE to the Spring Campaign TODAY!
  • Thousands of people got outside on June 4th & 5th to participate in events celebrating Trails Day 2016!
  • Lily and Clara Fleming donate their savings in support of Connecticut conservation
    Last year, at age 4, Lily Fleming emptied the contents of her "Give" jar for CFPA. This year she brought along her 2 year-old sister, Clara, to do the same. These little ladies have BIG hearts for Connecticut conservation!
  • Senator Witkos and Representative Willis at Capitol
    The 2016 Legislative session along with the budget, bonding, and conveyance act are finally over. This was a BUSY year, so read on to see the full story of the good, the bad, and the ugly.
  • 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.
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.
Run for the Woods September 10th, Sign Up today!
It's time to take to the trails and Run for the WOODs! Sign up for a 5K or 10K trail run or a 5K walk to raise funds for the organization that maintains and protects the Blue Trails. Support CFPA. Sign up NOW!
CFPA Protected Properties Map
Our interactive map lets you explore our property locations & our land profiles share the story behind our protected properties including basic information like property size & public access status. Come in & explore.