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Hike Ymca Camp Sloper White And Black Trail Loop

Southington, Connecticut



3 miles

Elevation Gain

547 ft

Route Type



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YMCA Camp Sloper in Southington, Connecticut offers a unique hiking trail known as the White and Black Trail Loop. This trail is a loop of approximately 3 miles, providing a moderate challenge suitable for most hikers. The trail is well-marked and maintained, ensuring a safe and enjoyable hike. The trail features a variety of natural landmarks. A highlight is the large, clear lake that the trail skirts around. This body of water provides a scenic backdrop for your hike and is home to a variety of local wildlife. The trail also passes through a dense forest of oak and maple trees, providing shade and a sense of tranquility. The trail includes a few steep inclines and rocky areas, requiring careful footing. Hikers should wear sturdy shoes and bring water. The trail is open year-round, but can be particularly beautiful in the fall when the leaves change color. Despite its moderate difficulty, the trail is rewarding with its diverse landscapes and scenic views. In conclusion, the White and Black Trail Loop at YMCA Camp Sloper offers a moderate hike with a variety of natural features. From the lake to the forest, this trail provides a satisfying outdoor activity in Southington, Connecticut.
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