directions

All trails are in Peoples State Forest in Pleasant Valley, CT. Take Rte. 8 to Winsted, at the jct. of Rte. 44 and Rte. 8, take Rte. 44 east for 5 mi., take a left on Rte. 318 north for 1 mi., cross the metal bridge, take your first left on East River Rd., follow for 1 mi. Take a right on Greenwoods Rd., into Peoples State Forest and follow past the Nature Museum and Forest Headquarters for 1.4 mi. The entrance to the Indian Lore Loop is marked by a blue blaze with a yellow center. Park along the road.

TRAIL DIRECTIONS: Brown signs mark all trailheads in Peoples State Forest. Several different color blazes are used, always identified by a circle blaze with a different color circle center. On this walk, you will follow the blue and yellow trail to the blue and orange trail which loops back to the blue and yellow trail to your starting point. The trails are open year round from 8:00 a.m. until Sunset.