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American Legion State Forest Farmington Canal Heritage Trail © Louis Galgano
Canal under bridge
Wadsworth Falls State Park Wadsworth Falls © Haridas Pachuveetil
Gillette Castle State Park Gillette Castle © Louis Galgano
Grand Central Station
Chatfield Hollow State Park Covered bridge in Chatfield Hollow State Park © Angela Hansen
A classic, tranquil New England stream, complete with covered bridge
Southford Falls State Park © Robin McMenamin
Harkness Memorial State Park Japanse Maple Hideaway © Robin McMenamin
The lines and the curvature of this tree is an example of how beauty lies in the imperfect. This tree never runs out of shapes. When it is covered in the summer, it is a perfect hideaway spot. Also, you can pay respects to the animals that once resided on these grounds.
Harkness Memorial State Park Wood carved pergola ceiling © Robin McMenamin
This has inspired me for the textiles I design.
Wadsworth Falls State Park Root © Haridas Pachuveetil
An interesting shaped root found on the main trail in the Wadsworth Falls state park.
Housatonic State Forest Approaching Deans Ravine © Angela Hansen
This is what the terrain looks like as you approach the Deans Ravine waterfall.
Hopeville Pond State Park Peaceful Morning © william hernandez
Hopeville Pond State Park. Peaceful Morning
Kent Falls State Park Lower Falls Pool Driftwood © Craig Szwed
Driftwood and stream on far side of lower pool at Kent Falls State Park.
Harkness Memorial State Park The strength of columns © Robin McMenamin
The column divides the view of the mansion. Columns are great symbols of hard work. Harkness park is the true sign of hard work and the luxury to follow afterwards.
Harkness Memorial State Park Mansion, Pergola, Garden Wall © Craig Szwed
Late afternoon Summer sun behind photographer gives a special glow to Harkness mansion, pergola, and gardens.
Bolton Notch State Park Stepping into nature © Angela Hansen
Children play on one of the parks many paths, where it crosses under a freeway
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Connecticut's Fairfield County Region Parks

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State Parks
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State Forests
Parks in this region are near these Connecticut Cities (click city name to see parks within 25 miles)
STAMFORD
DANBURY
BRIDGEPORT
SHELTON
TRUMBULL
FAIRFIELD
STRATFORD
NORWALK
WESTPORT
RIDGEFIELD
GREENWICH
DARIEN
NEW CANAAN
MONROE
BETHEL
WILTON
Huntington State Park
Life-like sculptures of bears and wolves welcome your arrival to this peaceful and tranquil setting featuring open fields and dense woodlands. The park was donated to the citizens of Connecticut by the internationally renowned Huntington family.........more >
Indian Well State Park
The park's scenic waterfalls and splash pool give this park its name, Indian Well. The lovely falls, and shaded picnic grove at the water's edge make this park a great place to spend a lazy summer day.........more >
Paugussett State Forest
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Putnam Memorial State Park
Create a hands-on history lesson with a visit to Putnam Memorial State Park, site of the Continental Army's 1779 winter encampment in Bethel, Connecticut.........more >
Rocky Glen State Park
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Seth Pierrepont State Park
Seth Low Pierrepont State Park Reserve was a gift to the Connecticut State Park and Forest Commission from Seth Low Pierrepont upon his death in 1956. Mr. Pierrepont was a millionaire and ex-diplomat who served as a United States official in Lisbon, Rome, Paris, Santiago and Chile. He also worked as ........more >
Sherwood Island State Park
Connecticut's first state park is still one of its finest. Have a leisurely lunch in the shade of the picnic grove, swim in Long Island sound, or view marsh life from the observation platform at Sherwood Island.........more >
Squantz Pond State Park
Squantz Pond offers four season enjoyment with steep, wooded slopes, a cool, blue pond and colorful foliage to delight visitors throughout the year.........more >
Wooster Mountain State Park
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