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Parks & Forests
Connecticut is committed to preserving the natural beauty of our parks and forests, where you’ll find hiking trails, fishing spots, beaches, campgrounds, swamps and more.
Passport to the Parks - All residents with Connecticut license plates on their vehicles can enter all Connecticut State Parks free of charge to enjoy the state's natural resources.
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Enjoy the view from the top at Castle Craig Tower, a stone observation tower overlooking Hubbard Park’s 1,800 acres filled with hiking trails and... More
Mattabesett and Mount Higby Trail is a 9 mile out and back trail located near Middlefield, CT that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as... More
Activities include cross-country skiing, fishing, hiking, letterboxing, mountain biking, and hunting.
Most popular during summer, this park attracts people for its tubing, canoeing and kayaking activities on the Farmington River.
This 11-acre park has a picture-postcard beachfront for swimming and relaxing, as well as benches, playground, picnic tables and a concession... More
The site of the Continental Army's 1779 winter encampment under the command of General Israel Putnam consists of remains of the encampment,... More
Activities include bicycling, birding, camping, hiking, picnicking and stream fishing.
Two miles of mountaintop resembling a sleeping giant give this park its name. Designated Trout Park, lookout tower, hiking and nature trails,... More
Few bodies of water in Connecticut can rival the picturesque setting of Lake Waramaug. Activities include: camping, boating, lake fishing,... More
It’s no secret that Connecticut has stunning scenery at all times of the year. When springtime rolls around, a handful
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Astrotourism is gaining in popularity. You can find vast night skies above parks, forests and lakes throughout
Summer is the time for outdoor fun, and that means getting together with friends and family at Connecticut's state parks
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“Voluntourism” lets you experience something new while giving you an opportunity to do a little good, too. A popular
Grab your gear and make a splash by spending some time on the water at one of Connecticut’s state parks. And thanks to
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