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Stewart B. Mckinney National Wildlife Refuge Park

6 Activites Phone: (860)-399-2513 Email: fw5rw_sbmnwr@fws.gov Distance: 1.38 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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Elizabeth A. Morton National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (631)-286-0485 Email: longislandrefuges@fws.gov Distance: 21.62 miles

Established December 27, 1954, through a donation by the Morton family, the 187-acre Elizabeth A. Morton National Wildlife Refuge boasts exceptionally diverse habitats including bay beach, a brackish pond, a freshwater pond, kettle holes, tidal flats, saltmarsh, freshwater marsh, shrub, grasslands, maritime oak forest, and red cedar. The refuge's diversity is not only critical to Long Island wild...

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Conscience Point National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (631)-286-0485 Email: longislandrefuges@fws.gov Distance: 25.64 miles

The Conscience Point National Wildlife Refuge was established July 20, 1971 as a land gift from Stanley Howard. The 60-acre refuge is located in the Town of North Sea on the north shore of Long Island's south fork. The refuge protects grasslands, oak-beech forest, shrub habitats, kettle holes, freshwater marsh and saltmarsh. The refuge grasslands are a habitat model for maritime grasslands, a...

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Amagansett National Wildlife Refuge Park

2 Activites Phone: (631)-286-0485 Email: longislandrefuges@fws.gov Distance: 29.22 miles

The Amagansett NWR graces the shore of the Atlantic Ocean on Long Island's south fork. Established December 16,1968, the 36-acre refuge is of special significance in the protection and management of fragile shore habitat and wildlife. Its unique double dune system embodies marine sand beach, primary dunes, secondary dunes, swales, fens, cranberry bogs, and oak scrub. Many rare plants, including se...

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Hop Brook Lake National Park

4 Activites Phone: (203)-729-8840 Distance: 34.28 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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Mansfield Hollow Lake National Park

6 Activites Phone: (860)-423-5603 Distance: 34.79 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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Hancock Brook Lake National Park

1 Activites Phone: (203)-729-8840 Distance: 36.73 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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Thomaston Dam National Park

4 Activites Phone: (860)-283-5540 Distance: 40.82 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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Black Rock Lake National Park

3 Activites Phone: (860)-283-5540 Distance: 40.93 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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Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (401)-364-9124 Distance: 41.25 miles

Named after one of the original chiefs of the Narragansett Indians, the Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge is located on the Southern Coast of Rhode Island in the Town of Charlestown, Washington County. Perched on the shoreline of the largest saltpond in the State, the Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge sits upon the glacial outwash plain of the Charlestown moraine, providing the refuge with its ...

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Northfield Brook Lake National Park

3 Activites Phone: (860)-283-5540 Distance: 41.43 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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Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge Park

6 Activites Phone: (631)-286-0485 Email: longislandrefuges@fws.gov Distance: 41.44 miles

The Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge on the south shore of Long Island is one of the last undeveloped estuary systems remaining on Long Island. Approximately half of the refuge consists of aquatic habitats including bay with marine seagrass beds, intertidal saltmarsh, high saltmarsh, freshwater marsh, shrub swamp, and red maple swamp. The refuge's saltmarshes, combined with the adjacent New York ...

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Connecticut State Route 169 National Park

Phone: (860)-963-7226 Email: quinebaug.shetucket@snet.net Distance: 41.52 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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Trustom Pond National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (401)-364-9124 Email: www.friendsNWR-RI.org Distance: 45.97 miles

"Picturesque, peaceful, yet thriving with wildlife." That's how many of the more than 50,000 annual visitors describe the Trustom Pond National Wildlife Refuge. Spanning 800 acres on the Southern Coast of Rhode Island, the refuge protects the state's only undeveloped salt pond. From upland forests to a 1.5-mile barrier beach,the varied habitats in Trustom Pond support more than 300 bird, 40 ma...

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Block Island National Wildlife Refuge Park

2 Activites Phone: (401)-364-9124 Distance: 46.61 miles

Located approximately 12 miles offshore on picturesque Block Island, this small refuge provides important habitat for wildlife, and a place for people to appreciate the natural environment of the island. The refuge was established in 1973 with the transfer of 28 acres from the U.S. Coast Guard, and has grown to it's current size of 127 acres today. Block Island National Wildlife Refuge is ad...

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Otis Pike Fire Island High Dune Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 47.78 miles

The Otis Pike Fire Island High Dune Wilderness now contains a total of 1,380 acres and is managed by the National Park Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of New York. In 1980 the Otis Pike Fire Island High Dune Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordina...

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Fire Island National Seashore Park

Rank: 149 7 Activites Email: Paula_Valentine@nps.gov Distance: 47.83 miles

Immerse yourself in an enchanting collage of coastal life and history. Rhythmic waves, high dunes, ancient maritime forests, historic landmarks and glimpses of wildlife, Fire Island has been a special place for diverse plants, animals and people for centuries. Far from the pressure of nearby big-city life, dynamic barrier island beaches offer both solitude and camaraderie, and spiritual renewal.

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Merritt Parkway

Phone: (860)-256-2800 Distance: 48.26 miles

Set in natural surroundings, Merritt Parkway's significant design brilliantly integrates the craft of the engineer and the artist. The bridges along the route are excellent examples of Art Deco, or Art Moderne, styles of the 1920s and 1930s. Magnificent foliage abounds in both spring and fall.

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Weir Farm National Historic Site

Rank: 315 4 Activites Email: wefa_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 51.62 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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West Thompson Lake National Park

8 Activites Phone: (860)-923-2982 Distance: 52.79 miles

This 200-acre lake is popular with bass fishermen and anglers of all ages alike. The seasonal campground offers some sites with water and electricity, hiking trails, restrooms with showers, group picnic shelters and hunting (seasonally). Snowmobile use is permitted in winter. Fees are required for some facilities. Reservations are recommended. For up-to-date information, call (860) 923-2982.

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Hunt Hill Farm National Park

2 Activites Phone: (860)-355-0300 Distance: 52.86 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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John H. Chafee National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (401)-364-9124 Distance: 53.45 miles

Located within the picturesque Narrow River on the Southern Coast of Rhode Island, this Refuge is comparatively small in size, but big in protecting the unique features of this area. At 317 acres, the John H. Chafee National Wildlife Refuge provides habitat for the largest black duck population in Rhode Island, and is recognized under international agreements as a critically important area for ...

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Conant Brook Dam National Park

2 Activites Phone: (508)-347-3705 Distance: 53.60 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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Springfield Armory National Historic Site

Rank: 331 1 Activites Distance: 55.73 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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Quinebaug & Shetucket Rivers Valley National Heritage Corridor Park

3 Activites Distance: 56.13 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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