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Lover’s Leap State Park

Connecticut State Park

127 acres in New Milford, CT

Parking: Medium lot at 178 Shortwoods Road, New Milford, CT

Trail Map


Lover’s Leap State Park has a number of trails split into three sections.  There are the Old Factory Trails, the Waramaug Loop, and the Hurd Estate Trails.  Each has their own sights including a castle and overlooks of Lake Lilinonah.  The historic iron bridge is frequently the main attraction.

History:

Established as a state park in 1971.  The leap of Lover’s Leap is a rock formation overlooking Lake Lilinonah where, “tradition has it, that the Pootatuck Indian Chief Waramaug’s daughter, Princess Lillinonah, and her lover plunged to their deaths.”


Links:

Peter Marteka – View From Lovers Leap State Park Like A Painting

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Trail Map


Lover’s Leap State Park has a number of trails split into three sections.  There are the Old Factory Trails, the Waramaug Loop, and the Hurd Estate Trails.  Each has their own sights including a castle and overlooks of Lake Lilinonah.  The historic iron bridge is frequently the main attraction.

History:

Established as a state park in 1971.  The leap of Lover’s Leap is a rock formation overlooking Lake Lilinonah where, “tradition has it, that the Pootatuck Indian Chief Waramaug’s daughter, Princess Lillinonah, and her lover plunged to their deaths.”


Links:

Peter Marteka – View From Lovers Leap State Park Like A Painting

The information shown here is for general reference purposes only. exploreCT.org gives no warranty, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy or reliability of this data. Parking in all areas, whether designated here or not, is at your own risk. exploreCT.org is not responsible for any damage or loss to vehicles or contents.

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Lover’s Leap State Park

Connecticut State Park

127 acres in New Milford, CT

Parking: Medium lot at 178 Shortwoods Road, New Milford, CT

Trail Map


Lover’s Leap State Park has a number of trails split into three sections.  There are the Old Factory Trails, the Waramaug Loop, and the Hurd Estate Trails.  Each has their own sights including a castle and overlooks of Lake Lilinonah.  The historic iron bridge is frequently the main attraction.

History:

Established as a state park in 1971.  The leap of Lover’s Leap is a rock formation overlooking Lake Lilinonah where, “tradition has it, that the Pootatuck Indian Chief Waramaug’s daughter, Princess Lillinonah, and her lover plunged to their deaths.”


Links:

Peter Marteka – View From Lovers Leap State Park Like A Painting

The information shown here is for general reference purposes only. exploreCT.org gives no warranty, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy or reliability of this data. Parking in all areas, whether designated here or not, is at your own risk. exploreCT.org is not responsible for any damage or loss to vehicles or contents.

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Lover’s Leap State Park

Connecticut State Park

127 acres in New Milford, CT

Parking: Medium lot at 178 Shortwoods Road, New Milford, CT

Trail Map


Lover’s Leap State Park has a number of trails split into three sections.  There are the Old Factory Trails, the Waramaug Loop, and the Hurd Estate Trails.  Each has their own sights including a castle and overlooks of Lake Lilinonah.  The historic iron bridge is frequently the main attraction.

History:

Established as a state park in 1971.  The leap of Lover’s Leap is a rock formation overlooking Lake Lilinonah where, “tradition has it, that the Pootatuck Indian Chief Waramaug’s daughter, Princess Lillinonah, and her lover plunged to their deaths.”


Links:

Peter Marteka – View From Lovers Leap State Park Like A Painting

The information shown here is for general reference purposes only. exploreCT.org gives no warranty, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy or reliability of this data. Parking in all areas, whether designated here or not, is at your own risk. exploreCT.org is not responsible for any damage or loss to vehicles or contents.