Hiking at Hancock Brook - Waterbury CT

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Hancock Brook Blue Blazed Trail - Waterbury CT
Hancock Brook Blue Blazed Trail - Waterbury CT

The Hancock Brook Blue Blazed trail is a surprise gem of a hiking trail. It is short and sweet at 2.8 miles on a loop. There is a pleasant stroll at the beginning alongside picturesque Hancock Brook. Then hikers abruptly climb to two bald rock outlooks.




The snippet above about sums it up. One word of advice: Yes, you do walk through the gravel pit before finding the trail. Trust the map.

Hancock Brook Trail - Waterbury CT
Hancock Brook Trail - Waterbury CT

Hancock Brook Trail - Waterbury CT
Hancock Brook Trail - Waterbury CT

Hancock Brook Trail - Waterbury CT
Hancock Brook Trail - Waterbury CT



Hancock Brook Blue Blazed Trail

County: New Haven
Communities: Waterbury
Miles: 2.8 Mile Loop

Lowest Elevation: 345FT above sea level
Highest Elevation: 554FT above sea level


Directions and Trail Map


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Address for your GPS: 293 Sheffield St Waterbury CT
| Coordinates: N41.59713,W073.047458 |

From Bridgeport30 Minutes
From New Haven40 Minutes
From Hartford35 Minutes
From New London1 hour
From Providence2 Hours
From New York2 Hours