Explore Connecticut's many state parks, forests during the beautiful fall season

In Connecticut, locals say you are never more than 15 minutes away from a state park or forest. With 142 to choose from, it might be overwhelming.

News 12 Staff

Oct 5, 2023, 1:55 PM

Updated 289 days ago

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In this week's Road Trip in Connecticut, News 12 highlights the state parks that should make your bucket list to visit.
In Connecticut, locals say you are never more than 15 minutes away from a state park or forest. With 142 to choose from, it might be overwhelming.
Connecticut Parks' website should be the first stop in choosing the next amazing adventure. There are so many different activities you can enjoy at state parks like biking, hiking, fishing and swimming.
The website makes it easier than ever for folks to find some of those hidden gems and also to be able to quickly identify which parks are best for the different types of activities people are interested in.
Considering the incredible beauty of fall leaves in the region, it's the perfect time to go hiking.
From the Harkness Memorial State Park in Waterford to the Dinosaur State Park in Rocky Hill, there's plenty to do and see in Connecticut year-round.
Click here for more information.


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