Town of Hamden

Hamden has the perfect blend of urban and suburban lifestyles. Known as "The Land of the Sleeping Giant", Hamden offers a wide variety of attractions from state parks to museums. Sleeping Giant State Park, a landscape rich in hills and walking trails, leads visitors on a 1.5-mile hike to the stone observation tower which overlooks Long Island Sound and the New Haven Area. Hamden also offers a variety of shops, restaurants, museums, and gardens for every interest.