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Connecticut National and State Parks, Lakes, and Historical Sites

With a long maritime tradition, ports along the Connecticut River, Thames River, and the Long Island Sound make Connecticut a must-see state. It’s proximity between Boston and New York make it an easy place to visit. Find over sixty national landmarks, 2 national parks, 2 heritage areas, and 1,615 places on the National Register of Historic Places. Outdoor adventurers can find hiking, sailing, and cross-country skiing in any of the state’s multiple parks and forests. Fall is the perfect time to visit the state and photograph the stunning foliage. Climb to the ridge of Mattabesett Trail and be rewarded with stunning views to the north and south.

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National Parks & Historic Sites

Appalachian National Scenic Trail

Various; Maine to Georgia, CT, GA, MA, MD, ME, NC, NH, NJ, NY, PA, TN, VA, VT, WV

New England National Scenic Trail

Various; MA, CT

The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor

203 Main St, Danielson, CT 06239

Washington-Rochambeau National Historic Trail

Various; one place to visit is Lebanon Green, 579 Exeter Road, Lebanon, CT 06249

Weir Farm National Historic Site

735 Nod Hill Rd, Wilton, CT 06897

For additional sites, visit Connecticut Online.

Connecticut National and State Parks

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