(Day Pond Picnic Area)
Day Pond in Colchester CT, is one of the best hikes in the area. If you combine the north loop and the south loop it's about 2.57 miles. Terrain is varied, with a lot of ups and downs. Good boots are recommended. The trails are mostly well marked, but care must be taken. There are several paths, roads and power lines not marked on the map provided by the state.
During the primary hunting season (October - December) it is a good idea to wear fluorescent orange.
Link for a Trail map from the State of CT.