Steep Rock Preserve, Washington Depot

#1 of 6 in Things to do in Washington
Must see · Wildlife Area · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.5
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  • This place is truly a hidden jam. If you’re looking to get some fresh air especially with kids and during COVID this place checks all the boxes. Beautiful ride getting here, parking is limited...  more »
  • A real nice, low stress hiking area with a lot of trail options. We chose the Blue Trail to start out, which is an old RR bed. It is level and smooth (we started out on the Yellow Trail/Road, but too....  more »
  • Easy hike, doesn't take too long to reach the summit. The train tunnel is freaking awesome. Revision as of 10/15/20 if you're a hiker you'd seriously be robbing yourself of the opportunity of hiking quite possibly the greatest hiking/camping area. Not only in the level of relative ease to hike the trail, but the outstanding manner with which the grounds are kept, truly something to behold.
  • Walking for all levels, from easy to strenuous, all in a beautiful setting along the Shepaug river. Can get quite busy on the weekends.

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