STODDARD HILL STATE PARK
Stoddard Hill State Park, located in Ledyard, Connecticut, is a scenic area offering various recreational activities. It spans 55 acres with access to the Thames River for boating and fishing. The park also features picnic areas and hiking trails that provide stunning views of the river valley below. Its diverse wildlife makes it an ideal spot for bird watching or nature photography.
Located in Ledyard, Connecticut, the park was established as a state property in 1954. It spans over 55 acres of land and is named after Captain George Stoddard who owned a shipyard nearby during the late 1700s.
The area offers diverse recreational activities including fishing, boating and hiking with views overlooking the Thames River. The site also has historical significance due to its use by Native American tribes prior to European settlement.
In recent years efforts have been made for conservation purposes such as controlling invasive species within this public space.
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.
BBs / Inns
Located along the CT Shoreline midway between New York City and Boston, and only one hour from Hartford, with tons of local attractions both on the Long Island Sound and the Connecticut River.
15.5 miles from park*