With 142 state parks and forests covering more than 255,000 acres of pristine coastline, rolling hills, and enchanting forests, Connecticut’s natural beauty, historical treasures, and adventure are always in reach. Discover everything from sandy beaches, sparkling lakes, crashing waterfalls, and captivating views to rock formations as old as the dinosaurs—and even the footprints they left behind!
Whether you’re looking for waterfalls or white water, backcountry camping or glamping, hiking or horseback riding, find it here in Connecticut’s State Parks and Forests.
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