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USA - Devil's Hopyard, CT

This post is part of the CT bucket list

Devils Hopyard is a 860 acre state park in East Haddam, CT. I'm uncertain how long the construction is going to be on-going, but I struggled finding the open entrance. You'll want to enter via Hopyard Road. There's plenty of parking there, and it's marked on their map. It is home to Chapman Falls, which is one of the easiest waterfalls to access.

There's a cute little bridge to cross to get one half of the trails. The falls are easily visible, including a drop down trail (careful after rain or snow melt though- it is very muddy and slippery) that gets you fairly close to the falls. I could feel the mist on my face. Of course, we didn't know that was the easy trail so we crossed the bridge and meandered around for awhile before realizing it's easier on the other side.

I was informed by a coworker who used to be a police officer in the area that a group of teens actually came to the precinct with a priest in tow, claimin…

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