Farmington Canal Heritage Greenway

A canal line and railroad route converted into into a paved trail for walking, jogging, cycling or rollerblading. The route runs from New Haven, CT to Northampton, MA, including a 7.2 mile stretch in scenic Hamden.

Hamden Department of Arts, Recreation & Culture

The Department of Arts, Recreation & Culture (ARC), working in close cooperation with the Hamden Departments of Community Services, Arts Commission and other town agencies and volunteer groups develop and maintain a slate of recreational and cultural opportunities for Hamden residents. Members of the ARC staff maintain active memberships in statewide, regional and national associations and obtain the most up to date information and strategies for the delivery of recreational and cultural services to all town residents.

Sleeping Giant Park

Over 30 miles of scenic trails for hiking and cross-country skiing.

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