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Housatonic State Forest
'Approaching Deans Ravine'
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This is what the terrain looks like as you approach the Deans Ravine waterfall.

Chatfield Hollow State Park
'Covered bridge in Chatfield Hollow State Park'
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A classic, tranquil New England stream, complete with covered bridge

Bolton Notch State Park
'Stepping into nature'
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Children play on one of the parks many paths, where it crosses under a freeway

Harkness Memorial State Park
'The strength of columns'
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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.

Wadsworth Falls State Park
'Root '
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An interesting shaped root found on the main trail in the Wadsworth Falls state park.

Harkness Memorial State Park
'Mansion, Pergola, Garden Wall'
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Late afternoon Summer sun behind photographer gives a special glow to Harkness mansion, pergola, and gardens.

Wadsworth Falls State Park
'Wadsworth Falls'
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Harkness Memorial State Park
'Japanse Maple Hideaway'
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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.

Kent Falls State Park
'Lower Falls Pool Driftwood'
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Driftwood and stream on far side of lower pool at Kent Falls State Park.

Hopeville Pond State Park
'Peaceful Morning'
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Hopeville Pond State Park. Peaceful Morning

Harkness Memorial State Park
'Wood carved pergola ceiling'
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This has inspired me for the textiles I design.

American Legion State Forest
'Farmington Canal Heritage Trail'
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Canal under bridge

Gillette Castle State Park
'Gillette Castle'
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Grand Central Station

Connecticut's Greater New Haven Region Parks


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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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