Airline Trail State Park is a linear trail park that begins in East Hampton CT and continues north to Willimantic. The northern section of the trail continues from Putnam to Willimantic.
The Airline Rail Trail follows the bed of the abandoned New Haven, Middletown & Willimantic Railroad in Eastern Connecticut. The lower 22 miles is designated as the Airline Trail State Park, an additional 28 miles (Airline North) continues northeast to Putnam. The packed stone dust trail passes through forests and wetlands in Beaver Brook State Park, Goodwin State Forest, Grayville Falls Park, the Hampton Reservoir, Salmon River State Forest, and the Lyman and Colchester viaducts, listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Read more at Wikipedia.