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Southford Falls State Park © Robin McMenamin
Chatfield Hollow State Park Covered bridge in Chatfield Hollow State Park © Angela Hansen
A classic, tranquil New England stream, complete with covered bridge
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.
Southford Falls State Park © Robin McMenamin
Gillette Castle State Park Gillette Castle © Louis Galgano
Grand Central Station
Housatonic State Forest Approaching Deans Ravine © Angela Hansen
This is what the terrain looks like as you approach the Deans Ravine waterfall.
Harkness Memorial State Park Wood carved pergola ceiling © Robin McMenamin
This has inspired me for the textiles I design.
Kent Falls State Park Lower Falls Pool Driftwood © Craig Szwed
Driftwood and stream on far side of lower pool at Kent Falls State Park.
Wadsworth Falls State Park Root © Haridas Pachuveetil
An interesting shaped root found on the main trail in the Wadsworth Falls state park.
American Legion State Forest Farmington Canal Heritage Trail © Louis Galgano
Canal under bridge
Wadsworth Falls State Park Wadsworth Falls © Haridas Pachuveetil
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.
Bolton Notch State Park Stepping into nature © Angela Hansen
Children play on one of the parks many paths, where it crosses under a freeway
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.
Hopeville Pond State Park Peaceful Morning © william hernandez
Hopeville Pond State Park. Peaceful Morning
Connecticut's Greater New Haven Region Parks

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State Parks
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State Forest
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State Wildlife Area
Parks in this region are near these Connecticut Cities (click city name to see parks within 25 miles)
WEST HAVEN
NEW HAVEN
WALLINGFORD
MILFORD
MERIDEN
NAUGATUCK
EAST HAVEN
WATERBURY
CHESHIRE
BRANFORD
HAMDEN
NORTH HAVEN
GUILFORD
SOUTHBURY
ANSONIA
MADISON
Black Pond State Wildlife Area
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Hammonasset State Park
A visit to Hammonasset Beach State Park, is more than just another day at the beach. Connecticut's largest shoreline park offers over 2 miles of beach to enjoy swimming, strolling along the boardwalk, or just relaxing in the sun and surf.........more >
Kettletown State Park
The cool waters of the Housatonic River make Kettletown State Park and Lake Zoar popular recreation destinations.........more >
Naugatuck State Forest
Naugatuck State Forest covers almost 5,000 acres and is spread across Naugatuck, Beacon Falls, Oxford, Bethany, Hamden, Cheshire, Ansonia, and Seymour. It is organized into five Blocks, named West, East, Mt. Sanford, Quillinan Reservoir, and Great Hill. The Forest originated with Harris Whittemore, ........more >
Osborndale State Park
Visit Osbornedale State Park for a hike or fishing expedition, then relax with a picnic or visit the nearby Osborne Homestead Museum.........more >
Quinnipiac River State Park
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Sleeping Giant State Park
Two miles of mountaintop resembling a sleeping giant give this park its name, and make it a distinguishing feature on Connecticut's skyline........more >
Southford Falls State Park
Have a day of family fun at Southford Falls State Park. Spend your day enjoying field sports, or try your luck at catching trout.........more >
West Peak State Park
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Wharton Brook State Park
Located on wooded, sandy knolls, Wharton Brook offers solitude for a quiet, peaceful picnic.........more >
Whittemore Glen State Park
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