Gardner Lake State Park
10 acres in Salem, CT
Parking: Large lot at 147 Old Colchester Rd, Salem, CT 06420
No hiking available here.
There is a decent sized beach here that is very popular throughout the summer. A boat launch and dock allow access to the 529 acre lake for boating and fishing. Within Gardner Lake is access to Minnie Island State Park.
Established as a park in 2001, it is the former site of a lakeside resort.