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Colebrook River Lake National Park

5 Activites Phone: (860)-379-8234 Distance: 2.24 miles

The 700-acre lake is open seasonally for fishing and boating and has a large boat ramp available. The lake and river are stocked with trout by the State. The fall foliage season offers spectacular views from atop the dam and from vessels while boating on the reservoir. Connecticut regulations and designated seasons apply. For up-to-date information, call (860) 379-8234.

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Thomaston Dam National Park

4 Activites Phone: (860)-283-5540 Distance: 19.63 miles

The Vista picnic area offers visitors excellent views of the dam and portions of the Naugatuck River Valley. The streamside environment is popular for fishing and upland game hunting. Riding trails are provided for seasonal trailbikes and snowmobiles. A radio-controlled model aircraft field, open to the public, is maintained by volunteers. For up-to-date information, call (860) 283-5540.

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Northfield Brook Lake National Park

3 Activites Phone: (860)-283-5540 Distance: 20.81 miles

Northfield Brook Lake is a scenic day use park with a swim beach, horseshoe pits, picnic shelters, tables and fire grills located throughout the park. The 1.7-mile-long self-guided hiking trail winds throughout the park. The 8-acre lake is stocked with trout by the State and supports warmwater fish species. Reservations for group picnic shelters are accepted at (203) 758-1723. For up-to-date info...

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Littleville Lake National Park

6 Activites Phone: (413)-667-3656 Distance: 20.97 miles

The launch boat ramp (10-hp limit) provides anglers easy access to the stocked brook, rainbow and brown trout, in addition to the native populations of warmwater fish. Stream fishing is available along 1.5 miles of the Middle Branch of the Westfield River. Hunting for deer and upland game birds and ice fishing are seasonally available. For up-to-date information, call (413) 667-3656.

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Black Rock Lake National Park

3 Activites Phone: (860)-283-5540 Distance: 22.64 miles

Black Rock Lake is located next to Black Rock State Park. A portion of the 35-mile-long Mattatuck Blue Trail System crosses through the reservoir. The 21-acre lake is open seasonally for fishing and non-motorized boating. The lake and brook are stocked with brown, rainbow and brook trout by the State. Opportunities abound for wildlife viewing. For up-to-date information, call (860) 283-4900.

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Knightville Dam National Park

4 Activites Phone: (413)-667-3430 Distance: 22.93 miles

Fly fishing is popular in the Little and Westfield rivers where brown, brook and rainbow trout are stocked by the State. The Claude M. Hill Horse Trail provides horseback riding. Indian Hollow Campground is available for reservation groups and civic organizations. Hiking, hunting, mountain biking and snowmobiling are enjoyed seasonally. For up-to-date information, call (413) 667-3430.

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Springfield Armory National Historic Site

Rank: 331 1 Activites Distance: 23.87 miles

For nearly two centuries, the US Armed Forces and American industry looked to Springfield Armory for innovative engineering and superior firearms. Springfield Armory National Historic Site commemorates the critical role of the nation's first armory by preserving and interpreting the world's largest historic US military small arms collection, along with historic archives, buildings, and landscapes.

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Hancock Brook Lake National Park

1 Activites Phone: (203)-729-8840 Distance: 24.54 miles

This shallow 40-acre lake and streamside environment provides excellent hiking, hunting, canoeing and fishing opportunities. The feeder streams and lake are stocked with brown, brook and rainbow trout by the State. Local anglers also enjoy fishing for bass, perch, bullhead, and pickerel and panfish are also popular. For up-to-date information, call (203) 729-8840.

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Hunt Hill Farm National Park

2 Activites Phone: (860)-355-0300 Distance: 29.91 miles

The Henderson Americana Center for Culture & the Creative Arts is located on Hunt Hill Farm in New Milford, Connecticut. Hunt Hill Farm, the heart of the historic Anderson and Bostwick farms, has been continuously farmed since 1707 and has been lovingly preserved by Ruth & Skitch Henderson.It has housed The Silo Store ? Gallery ? Cooking School for 31 years and is completing the first phase of it...

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Hop Brook Lake National Park

4 Activites Phone: (203)-729-8840 Distance: 32.01 miles

Hop Brook Lake is a popular day use park with swimming and picnicking facilities, athletic fields, picnic shelters and over 7 miles of hiking trails winding through the woods and fields. Canoes, sailboards and rowboats are welcome on the 21-acre lake. The lake and its feeder streams are stocked with trout by the State. Cross-country skiing is popular during winter. For up-to-date information, ...

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New England National Scenic Trail Park

1 Activites Email: charles_tracy@nps.gov Distance: 32.98 miles

From the Sound to the Summits: the New England Trail covers 215 miles from Long Island Sound across long ridges to scenic mountain summits in Connecticut and Massachusetts. The trail offers panoramic vistas and close-ups of New England's natural and cultural landscape: traprock ridges, historic village centers, farmlands, unfragmented forests, quiet streams, steep river valleys and waterfalls.

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Conant Brook Dam National Park

2 Activites Phone: (508)-347-3705 Distance: 37.34 miles

Horseback riders, mountain bikers, hikers and cross-country skiers will enjoy the miles of trails in the area. The streamside environment along Conant and Vinica brooks offers anglers excellent native trout fishing, while warmwater fishermen enjoy the pool above the dam. Hunting is also popular among park visitors. For up-to-date information, call (508) 347-3705.

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Silvio O. Conte National Wildlife Refuge Park

3 Activites Phone: (413)-548-8002 Distance: 39.57 miles

Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge was established in 1997 to conserve, protect and enhance the abundance and diversity of native plant, fish and wildlife species and the ecosystems on which they depend throughout the 7.2 million acre Connecticut River watershed. The watershed covers large areas of Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Connecticut. It contains a great div...

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Martin Van Buren National Historic Site

Rank: 337 1 Activites Phone: (518)-758-6986 Email: MAVA_info@nps.gov Distance: 44.87 miles

Politics before the Civil War was a whirlwind of opposing interest groups. Martin Van Buren was able to unite those groups becoming president in 1837. As frustration and violence over the extension of slavery grew in the 1840's, Van Buren ran for the presidency twice more from this house. He hoped to unite sectional interests but failed; ultimately so did the union.

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Mansfield Hollow Lake National Park

6 Activites Phone: (860)-423-5603 Distance: 44.91 miles

Recreation facilities at this Corps-owned project are managed by the State. Free boat launching and excellent bass and pike fishing opportunities keep the 450-acre lake popular with local residents. Bass tournaments for groups require a State permit. Recreation facilities include a picnic area, drinking water, restrooms, hiking trails and hunting. For up-to-date information, call (860)923-2982.

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East Brimfield Lake National Park

7 Activites Phone: (508)-347-3705 Distance: 46.10 miles

Popular with summer and winter park visitors alike, this area offers year-round opportunities.Enjoy the swimming beaches, boating, fishing, picnicking, hiking and canoeing during the summer. The swimming beaches are located at Streeter Beach in Sturbridge, Massachusetts (Managed by the Department of Environmental Management) and Lake Siog (often called Holland Pond)in Hollnad Massachusetts. Boat r...

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Thomas Cole National Historic Site

Phone: (518)-943-7465 Email: info@thomascole.org Distance: 47.07 miles

In 1825, America was still a new nation, just forming its own unique identity and traditions. Thomas Cole invented a new style of art, one that Americans could call their own. His landscape paintings launched the art movement known as the Hudson River School. His groundbreaking achievements took place here in Catskill, New York -- in the "peaceful shades" of his beloved home, Cedar Grove.

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Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve Park

11 Activites Phone: 84588947451 Email: jgherrin@gw.dec.state.ny.us Distance: 48.49 miles

The Hudson River Reserve encompasses about 5,000 acres of freshwater and brackish tidal wetlands and uplands distributed at four sites that span the middle 100 miles of the Hudson River Estuary. From north to south the sites are: Stockport Flats, Tivoli Bays, Iona Island and Piermont Marsh. The tidal Hudson River links the communities of its valley economically, culturally and ecologically and has...

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Westville Lake National Park

6 Activites Phone: (508)-764-6424 Distance: 49.25 miles

The developed, handicapp accessble park includes a 3-acre athletic field popular with softball and soccer players and kite flyers. Numerous picnic tables, some with charcoal stoves and two picnic shelters with large 4x4 charcoal stoves are available. The shelters are reservable. Photographers, hikers and bird watchers enjoy the undeveloped lands. The abandoned old Grand Truck Railroad parallels th...

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Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site

Rank: 137 1 Activites Email: dan_whalen@nps.gov Distance: 49.70 miles

Vanderbilt Mansion NHS, in terms of architecture, interiors, mechanical systems, road systems and landscape, is a remarkably complete example of a gilded-age country place, illustrating the political, economic, social, cultural, and demographic changes that occurred as America industrialized in the years after the Civil War.

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Home Of Franklin D Roosevelt National Historic Site

Rank: 200 3 Activites Email: dan_whalen@nps.gov Distance: 50.03 miles

"All that is within me cries out to go back to my home on the Hudson River" FDR This quote captures FDR's connection to Springwood, the estate that he loved & the place he considered home. The first US Presidential Library was started by FDR here. Visit the Home of FDR and Presidential Library & Museum to learn about the only President elected to four terms.

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Quinebaug & Shetucket Rivers Valley National Heritage Corridor Park

3 Activites Distance: 54.40 miles

This is a special kind of park. It embraces numerous towns, villages and a total population of about 300,000. Quinebaug & Shetucket is not a traditional park. Instead, citizens, businesses, nonprofit cultural and environmental organizations, local and state governments, and the National Park Service work together to preserve and celebrate the region's cultural, historical and natural heritage.

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Weir Farm National Historic Site

Rank: 315 4 Activites Email: wefa_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 54.92 miles

In June of 1882, painter Julian Alden Weir boarded a train from New York for his farm among the hills of Branchville, Connecticut. Once here, Weir and his family transformed their summer retreat into a creative refuge for friends and fellow artists. After Weir, artists Mahonri Young and Sperry Andrews lived and worked here, continuing the legacy of artistic expression that still inspires today.

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Stewart B. Mckinney National Wildlife Refuge Park

6 Activites Phone: (860)-399-2513 Email: fw5rw_sbmnwr@fws.gov Distance: 54.96 miles

Stewart B. McKinney NWR is comprised of ten different units that are stretched across Connecticut's shoreline. The headquarters is located approximately 45 minutes south of Hartford and 30 minutes east of New Haven in Westbrook, CT. Salt Meadow NWR was established in 1972 and redesignated by Congress as the Connecticut Coastal National Wildlife Refuge in 1984. The refuge was renamed in 1987 ...

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Connecticut State Route 169 National Park

Phone: (860)-963-7226 Email: quinebaug.shetucket@snet.net Distance: 55.97 miles

Traverse one of the last unspoiled areas in the northeastern United States. This byway winds through history, passing colonial homesteads, churches, stone walls, meeting houses, and private schools as it connects classic New England towns. Views include maple and pine stands and glacially deposited rocks and boulders that lie strewn throughout fields.

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