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Millers Pond State Park

★★★☆☆

41.479883, -72.629513

Millers Pond State Park Connecticut State Park 280 acres in Durham and Haddam, CT Parking: Large lot at 344 Foot Hills Rd, Durham, CT Trail Map   …

Wadsworth Falls

★★★★☆

721 Wadsworth St, Middletown, CT 06457

Wadsworth Falls State Park Connecticut State Park 285 acres in Middlefield and Middletown, CT Parking: Main park entrance at 770 Wadsworth St. Middletown, CT Easiest access to…

Mashamoquet Brook State Park

★★★☆☆

41.855745, -71.983001

Mashamoquet Brook State Park Connecticut State Park 917 acres in Pomfret, CT Parking: Main Parking: Several lots near 303 Mashamoquet Rd Pomfret, CT Dirt road access close…

Bigelow Hollow State Park

★★★★☆

41.994655, -72.130835

Bigelow Hollow State Park Connecticut State Park / Nipmuck State Forest 516 acres in Union, CT Parking: Several large lots along the park’s road off CT-171. Trail… Read more…

Day Pond State Park

★★★★☆

41.557409, -72.418005

Day Pond State Park / Salmon River State Forest / Comstock Covered Bridge Connecticut State Park and State Forest 180 acres in Colchester, CT Parking: Day Pond…

Crandall Park

★★★☆☆

80 Cider Mill Rd, Tolland, CT

Crandall Park Tolland Town Park /  Beach 400+ acres in Tolland, CT Parking: Several medium-sized lots near 80 Cider Mill Rd, Tolland, CT Trail Map     …

Cotton Hollow

★★★★☆

41.664113, -72.585052

Cotton Hollow Preserve Glastonbury Town Park 83 acres in Glastonbury, CT Parking: Main Area: Medium sized lot for “Residents Only” near 501 Hopewell Road Glastonbury, CT Western…

Diana’s Pool

★★★★☆

20 Dianas Pool Rd, Chaplin, CT, USA

Diana’s Pool State Designated Water Access 15 acres in Chaplin, CT Parking: Small lot at 20 Dianas Pool Rd Chaplin, CT Trail Map       Trails: Less than…