MOUNT RIGA STATE PARK
Mount Riga State Park is a serene, 276-acre park known for its hiking trails and picturesque views. It features the highest point in CT, Mount Frissell's south slope at 2,380 feet. The area boasts lush greenery during summer months while winter offers snow-covered landscapes ideal for cross-country skiing or snowshoeing. Visitors can also enjoy fishing on nearby lakes and streams.
Located in Salisbury, Connecticut, the park was established in 1919. It covers over 276 acres of land and includes Mount Frissell's south slope. The area is known for its iron industry history from the mid-18th to late-19th century. In addition to historical significance, it offers outdoor activities like hiking and bird watching with a variety of trails available.
Connecticut has made state parks, forests, trails, historic sites and beaches more accessible to our residents so they can enjoy the many attractions and beauty they offer. Under the Passport to the Parks program, parking fees are now eliminated at Connecticut State Parks for those with Connecticut registered vehicles. You can view the CONNECTICUT PASSPORT TO THE PARKS
web page to learn more.