Travel the twisting mountain road or hike the rugged trail to the top, either way you will be astounded at the beauty of mountain. A roadway provides access halfway up the mountain. Prominent along the road is a spectacle of foliage in the fall and an outstanding show of mountain laurel in June. From the end of the road there is a rugged half-mile trail to the top. Allow about half an hour for this walk if you are not a seasoned hiker. The 34 foot high stone tower at the summit of Haystack Mountain (1716 feet above sea level) allows visitors to see the Berkshires, and peaks in Massachusetts, New York, and the Green Mountains of Vermont.
Vendor: State of Connecticut DEEP
Primary Category: Recreation
Secondary Categorization: Parks
Size: 1.3 MB
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