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Macricostas Preserve

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Great place for a hike

Although the day was rainy and overcast, the hike was still beautiful. We hiked to the lookout and... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
balaczar
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New Milford, Connecticut
This is part of Steep Rock, an organization in Washington CT that has over 40 miles of trails.

The photo shows a view of Lake Waramaug near Washington, CT from the top of Macricostas Preserve... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
sabbadayfarm
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Washington Depot, Connecticut
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6 Nov 2017
“Great place for a hike”
15 Feb 2017
“This is part of Steep Rock, an organization in Washington CT that has over 40 miles of trails.”
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Although the day was rainy and overcast, the hike was still beautiful. We hiked to the lookout and could just barely see Lake Waramaug through the fog. The biggest problem I found during the hike, was alot of people bring their dogs and don't leash...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2017

The photo shows a view of Lake Waramaug near Washington, CT from the top of Macricostas Preserve off Route 202 to the west. In addition, there are the original "Steep Rock" trails near the village plus "Hidden Valley" trails a short drive from Washington Depot....More

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Reviewed 30 June 2016

Very nice flat area hike form those who want to bird watch and walk around a meadow. Very nice steep climb and loop trail to a fantastic overlook of the valley and the entire Lake Waramaug

1  Thank Koen L
Reviewed 27 June 2016

My husband and I took the long trail (yellow) to the top. It was about a 7.5 mile round trip. The hike it worth the spectacular view of Lake Waramuag. Make sure you have good shoes, camera, plenty of water and bug spray (just in...More

Thank Alicia O
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

June rd to top 25:00 beautiful views and clear day. Thanks for the use if the walking stick it came in handy, left it for the next user.

Thank Michele T
Reviewed 25 May 2016

I spent about 2 hours hiking Macricostas Preserve and enjoyed the park a great deal. There are two spectacular overlooks at Lookout point & Waramaug's Rock. The hike up from Christian Street passes through meadows, wetlands, and forest. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank John B
Reviewed 21 June 2015

Wonderful hike would go back. We came in for the short walk from the small parking lot on June Rd.. This route is rocky and some what of a incline, the view from the pinnacle is well worth the walk. When you reach the pinnacle...More

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