The mission of the Burlington Land Trust is to acquire, preserve and protect land of scenic,
natural or historic value in perpetuity for the benefit of present and future generations.

Founded in 1989, the Burlington

Land Trust is a non-profit organization funded by membership dues and donations.

The principle mission of any land trust is to conserve open space. (Land Trust FAQs)

BLT Membership

It's easy! For as little as $20, you can begin to make a difference. We depend on membership dues and donations to run our organization, pursue acquisitions, care for our properties and pay the legal fees associated with donations. A strong membership sends everyone a message that the BLT mission is important.  

Event Calendar

The Tunxis Ultra Marathon

Saturday, September 7th

Nature Walk/Kids of All Ages

Sunday, September 8th

Sunday, October 13 at 1:00

History Hike on Negro Hill

with Tom Rubino

The Burlington 5K

Sunday, October 27th


 The Burlington Land Trust’s 30th Anniversary Party Fall 2019

Saturday, November 2nd.

The Vertical Mile Challenge & Connecticut Century Corps

Would you like to explore the wide variety of high quality local hiking trails?

The Burlington Land Trust makes it easy with over 80 different trail combinations totaling over 325 miles in the Farmington Valley. The BLT has detailed trail maps and descriptions that can be found on your cell phone or printed out. Most are loop hikes that require just one car and take 2-4 hours to complete. The Vertical Mile Challenge and the Connecticut Century Corps are great ways to experience these trails. The Land Trust makes it easy to do these hikes on your own or you can join one of its guided hikes.

Click here to learn more about BLTʼs hiking adventures !!