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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.
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.
The site of the Continental Army's 1779 winter encampment under the command of General Israel Putnam consists of remains of the encampment,... More
The forest remains a precious piece of a past era with fine craftsmanship and understated wealth evident throughout the former summer estate of... More
This area use to be a fishing area for the Nipmuck Indians. The cool reservoir water and sandy beach draw frequent crowds during the warm summer... More
17-acre park with storyboards depicting the history of the Saybrook Colony, founded in 1635; panoramic views of the mouth of the Connecticut River... More
National Historic Landmark featuring Jurassic-period dinosaur tracks and a diorama depicting the setting in which the park's tracks were made. ... More
Activities include hiking, mountain biking, saltwater fishing and shell fishing (a permit is required).
Activities include boating, cross country skiing, hiking, hunting, picnicking, pond fishing, scuba diving, and snowmobiling.
Celebrating love seems more important than ever this year, doesn’t it? We have all been cooped up in the house for far
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There is evidence that dinosaurs once roamed Connecticut, and in their footprints we’ve discovered that some even date
Astrotourism is gaining in popularity. You can find vast night skies above parks, forests and lakes throughout
Some people say a travel experience should make an impact on the traveler, not the place. In other words, if you are
“Voluntourism” lets you experience something new while giving you an opportunity to do a little good, too. A popular
For some city dwellers, winter may be the least popular season, but in Connecticut, we’ll show you why it’s our favorite
Nothing strengthens bonds and builds long-lasting memories better than spending time with grandparents. But in today’s
Connecticut is located halfway between Boston and New York City. That’s what makes it such an easy place to visit.
There’s nothing like discovering something unexpected. For our “Locals Love” town series, we put the spotlight on
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