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We went for a fun hike from the parking lot that is part way up the mountain. We went off trail a bit but ended up on a trail that led to the summit. Little did we know that there are a few ways down...More
Haystack Mountain offers a mildly rigorous trek through the forest and up the mountain to an observation tower with a 360-degree view of the mountains, lakes and towns near Norfolk, CT. The awesome stone tower deserves a close look as it is a beauty in...More
We hiked up Haystack Mountain a couple weeks ago. There's a tower at the top that has wonderful views. It's definitely worth the hike. There's a road that you can drive up to the trail head or you can park at the gate and hike...More
Great place to climb to the top ,to a medival tower.You can see Vermont,NY,Mass. and on occasion,the Long Island sound! Great place for a rugged,but easily,climb.Go there to reflect,and marvel at the scenery!
My 15 year old daughter and I did this hike on Saturday morning. We drove up the paved windy road to a small parking lot where the wooded path begins. This was a great hike, probably a mile total, that leads to a beautiful tower....More
If you're in this area, don't skip Haystack Mountain. You drive up to a parking area, and from there it's just a 30-minute (or less) walk to the summit. Just one little steep spot. But then climb the 40 or so steps to the top...More