State Parks in Connecticut (139)

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Above All State Park
Warren, CT
Above All State Park is an undeveloped public recreation area located in the town of Warren, Connecticut. Remnants of a Cold War-era military radar installation may be seen. The only park amenities ar
Air Line State Park Trail
East Hampton, CT
Though the rails are long gone, this rail bed once offered fashionable, rapid transit from New York to Boston. Those who travel the corridor today witness the same inspiring panoramas and absorb the s
Algonquin State Forest
Colebrook, CT
Algonquin State Forest is a Connecticut state forest located in the towns of Colebrook and Winchester. The forest is managed for wildlife habitat and passive recreational activities.
American Legion and Peoples State Forests
Barkhamsted, CT
American Legion Located in the Pleasant Valley section of Barkhamsted, the initial 213 acres of this forest were a gift from the American Legion in 1927 to provide citizens an example of proper forest
Auerfarm State Park
Bloomfield, CT
Auerfarm State Park Scenic Reserve, a 40 acre parcel in Bloomfield, was donated to the state park system and will forever be linked to the legacy of Beatrice Fox Auerbach (1887-1968), a Hartford phila
Beaver Brook State Park
North Windham, CT
Beaver Brook State Park is an undeveloped public recreation area covering 401 acres in the towns of Windham and Chaplin, Connecticut.
Becket Hill State Park Reserve
Lyme, CT
Becket Hill State Park Reserve is a public recreation area lying adjacent to Nehantic State Forest in the town of Lyme, Connecticut. The state park is as an undeveloped, walk-in park totaling 260 acre
Beckley Furnace Industrial Monument
North Canaan, CT
The Beckley Iron Furnace once produced iron for the manufacture of railroad car wheels. It is Connecticut's best preserved example of a technology that has long since vanished. The structure is part
Bennett's Pond State Park
Ridgefield, CT
Bennett's Pond State Park was once the home of Louis D. Conley, a successful manufacturer and nursery man, whose estate of more than 1,500 acres was one of the largest in Ridgefield. Today the park’s
Bigelow Hollow State Park/Nipmuck State Forest
Union, CT
Bigelow Hollow State Park and the adjoining Nipmuck State Forest offer over 9,000 acres of recreation opportunities including miles of hiking trails, the 18 acre Bigelow Pond, and 300 acre Mashapaug P
Black Rock State Park
Watertown, CT
Black Rock offers excellent swimming, hiking, scenic views, and Indian legend all tucked into the scenic rolling hills of the Western Highlands. Tucked into the scenic rolling hills of the Western Hi
Bluff Point State Park
Groton, CT
Bluff Point Coastal Reserve offers the visitor a delightful mixture of wooded hiking and biking trails coupled with spectacular wildlife viewing on Long Island Sound.
Bolton Notch State Park
Bolton, CT
Bolton Notch State Park is a public recreation area located in the town of Bolton, Connecticut, on the boundary between the Thames River and Connecticut River watersheds. The state park's 95 acres off
Brainard Homestead State Park
East Haddam, CT
Brainard Homestead State Park, and alternatively Brainerd Homestead State Park, is a 25-acre undeveloped state park located in the town of East Haddam, Connecticut, United States. A farmhouse was buil
Burr Pond State Park
Torrington, CT
Go swimming and have a picnic at Burr Pond, then hike the trails and learn about the history of Borden's Condensed Milk. Gail Borden, discoverer of the process of milk preservation by evaporation and
Camp Columbia State Park/Forest
Morris, CT
Change has been the constant throughout the 100 year history of this piece of countryside. Where once a shared landscape of farmland and woodland dominated, a campus of higher education overtook them
Campbell Falls State Park Reserve
Norfolk, CT
Campbell Falls State Park Reserve was a gift to the State of Connecticut and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts from the White Memorial Foundation of Litchfield Connecticut. The Whiting River, rising i
Centennial Watershed State Forest
Easton, CT
The 15,300 acres of Centennial Watershed State Forest offer diverse opportunities for hiking, fishing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and birding. In 2002, the State, in partnership with The Natur
Chatfield Hollow State Park
Killingworth, CT
Chatfield Hollow Brook flows toward Long Island Sound between two high ridges covered with oak, beech, and hickory. In 1934, the Civilian Conservation Corps built an earth and stone dam across the bro
Cockaponset State Forest
Chester, CT
Cockaponset, named after an Indian chief who's buried in the Ponset section of Haddam, is the second largest state forest in Connecticut. The development of this area for recreational purposes allows
Collis P. Huntington State Park
Redding, CT
Collis P. Huntington State Park was primarily in agricultural use until the Luttgen family acquired the land in the late 1800's and developed the present service roads, trails, and artificial ponds. R
Connecticut Valley Railroad State Park
Essex, CT
The Valley Railroad Company leases the linear state park from the State of Connecticut and offers the visitor a 19th century railroad experience including an 1892 rail road station, steam locomotives,
Dart Island State Park
Middletown, CT
Dart Island State Park is a public recreation area comprising an undeveloped 19-acre sandbar island in the Connecticut River that is only accessible by boat.
Day Pond State Park
Colchester, CT
Visitors to Day Pond State Park will find the stone foundation reminders of the colonial era when water from the pond powered the nearby sawmill. Now stocked with trout, Day Pond is an attractive area
Dennis Hill State Park
Norfolk, CT
Hike to the summit of this 240-acre estate for panoramic views. Fall foliage season makes Dennis Hill an autumn wonderland. Dennis Hill, a 240-acre estate, was gifted to the State of Connecticut in 1
Devils Hopyard State Park
East Haddam, CT
Could the round holes in the falls really be the work of the devil? Or, just nature and water making their mark for future generations? Visit Devil's Hopyard and find your own answer to this age-old
Dinosaur State Park
Rocky Hill, CT
If you like dinosaurs, you'll love our 200 million-year-old fossil trackway, interactive exhibits and the chance to cast your own dinosaur footprint to take home. The Connecticut Valley has a long hi
Eagle Landing State Park
Haddam, CT
Eagle Landing State Park is appropriately named for its favorite visitors. As one of CT’s newest state parks, this location features 16 acres of Connecticut River frontage and a dock which hosts sceni
Enders State Forest
Granby, CT
Enders State Forest lies northwest of Hartford, predominantly in the town of Granby, sharing some of its diverse forests, wetlands and waterfalls with the town of Barkhamsted to the west. It is part o
Farm River State Park
East Haven, CT
Farm River State Park may not rank high on the list of parks by size but it is well placed when ranked by location. Taking its headwaters to the northeast, the Farm River flows 16.5 miles on its way
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