Mattatuck Trail, Mattatuck State Forest, Thomaston, CT

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The Mattatuck Trail runs 36 miles through the 4,510-acre Mattatuck State Forest, passing a rock formation known as the Leatherman Cave along the way.

Level: Moderate | Distance from Boston: 138 miles
Thomaston, CT, 860-567-5694, website.

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