Connecticut State Parks

Connecticut

Behold Connecticut's Storied State Parks

Swathed in myths, legends, and detective stories, follow the trails of Connecticut's State Parks to unfold secret corners and sequestered spots. Whether you're on the hunt for a geocache, pondering the history of a castle, or poring over the rare wildlife exhibits at one of the many Visitors' Centers, there's plenty to intrigue and delight in Connecticut's State Parks.

Best Connecticut State Parks for Families

Tread carefully as you wander Connecticut's State Parks, for here lies detective history, crumbling castles, and sleeping giants. Here are the most entertaining parks for families:

Best Places to Stay for State Parks in Connecticut

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Ellington, Tolland County, Connecticut
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Old Saybrook, Middlesex County, Connecticut
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Best Connecticut State Parks for Hiking

Jog along a beach, hop across Eightmile River, or wander through the winding trails at Chatfield Hollow. Here are the best hikes in the state:

Recommended Accommodations for Connecticut State Parks

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Sherman, Fairfield County, Connecticut
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Montville, New London County, Connecticut
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Ledyard, New London County, Connecticut
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Best Connecticut State Parks for Adventure Sports

Scoot along a boardwalk. Swim or boat to an offshore island. Cycle through forest-girt trails. Connecticut is full of outdoor adventures. Here are some of the most thrilling:

Top Offers for State Parks in Connecticut

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Momauguin, New Haven, Connecticut
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Clinton, Middlesex County, Connecticut
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Branford, New Haven County, Connecticut
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Vacation Rental Availability in Connecticut