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Bulkeley Hill Preserve

CLT's preserve includes a gravel, off-street parking lot, 3 miles of marked trails. and coming soon, an outdoor classroom!

Bulkeley Hill Preserve is open to the public from dawn to dusk all year 'round. Download a PDF map below.


The preserve parking lot is approx. 1.5 miles from Rt. 16/Middletown Ave. 

It does not have a street address so please use the mailbox across the street as a GPS marker: 243 Bulkeley Hill Road, Colchester, CT.

Property Rules

  • Bulkeley Hill Preserve is open to the public from dawn to dusk, seven days a week.

  • Take out what you bring in. Please don't litter so others can enjoy the trails and habitats are safe for wildlife. This includes dog waste bags. There are no trash cans at the preserve.

  • Leashed dogs are welcome with you on the trail. Please bring waste bags to pick up after your dog and take the waste bags with you for disposal.

  • Please stay on the marked trails to keep all habitats safe.  

  • Sorry, horses are not allowed at the preserve.

  • NO hunting, trapping or fishing.

  • NO motorized vehicles.

  • Thank you for keeping the preserve beautiful to look at, for everyone to enjoy. and safe for its wildlife! We TRUST you care!

Photos From Bulkeley Hill Preserve

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