Ridgefield Rail Trail

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The Ridgefield Rail-Trail meanders for nearly 2.5 miles through the forested exburbs of Ridgefield, Connecticut. The trail passes among suburban acreages, along a creek at one point, and past a couple of the town's parks and open spaces, including Florida Refuge. The journey will be slightly downhill as you travel from Prospect Street to Florida Road. The trail was built by Connecticut Light & Power.

Parking and Trail Access

Parking is available at the Ridgefield trailhead on Halpin Lane.


no shade, lots of houses

   May, 2015 by deniselefebvre

Not shady and in a well developed area read more

No bikes and leash your dogs!

   April, 2015 by ksmythe232

There are no bikes allowed on this trail, and dogs must be leashed. Please do not be a jerk and think that you are a special snowflake and these rules do not apply to you. They do. read more

XC - Suitable for Beginners

   February, 2013 by stonetop

What a beautiful morning to get out and try some XC skiing. Parked at Halpin St/Ridgefield Art Guild and walked down to the trail. After the heavy snow on Fir/Sat, the conditions were pretty good. A few folks on snowshoes and another lone skier otherwise ...read more