Best Parks and Camping around Andover, CT

Nathan Hale State Forest

Case Road (between Talcott Hill Rd. and Bear Swamp Rd.)
Coventry, CT
The first purchase of this forest was in 1946, through a bequest by the late George Dudley Seymour. The original purchase of 850 acres has grown si...
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Hop River State Park Trail

20 mile linear trail passing through six towns in Eastern Connecticut
Coventry, CT
This former railroad line is now a trail that winds 20.2 miles through the towns of Manchester, Vernon, Bolton, Coventry, Andover, and Columbia.&nb...
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Gay City State Park

Route 85
Hebron, CT
Gay City State Park offers a glimpse into Connecticut's industrial roots with over 1500 acres of endless opportunities for outdoor fun including th...
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Mono Pond State Park Reserve

1.5 miles south of Route 66 on Hunt Road
Columbia, CT
Activities: Bird Watching, Boating, Cross-Country Skiing, Fishing, Hiking, Picnicking, Hunting Services: Boat Launch , Parking
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Bolton Notch State Park

685 Boston Turnpike
Bolton, CT
Acres: 95  Activities: Hiking, Rock Climbing Fee:  There is no parking fee at this park.  
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Air Line State Park Trail

Smith Street
East Hampton, CT
The Air Line State Park Trail is the site of the former Air Line Railroad, built to connect Boston to New York City in the shortest route possible....
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Nye Holman State Forest

on Rte. 74
Tolland, CT
Activities include fishing, hiking, letterboxing, youth group camping, and hunting.
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Pomeroy State Park

Rte. 289
Lebanon, CT
Activities: Hiking, Hunting Services: Undeveloped Park Fee:  There is no parking fee at this park.
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Salmon River State Forest

Route 16
Colchester, CT
Get a glimpse of earlier times as you walk through one of Connecticut's covered bridges.  Enjoy a day of fishing and a picnic along the Salmon...
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Day Pond State Park

Rt. 149
Colchester, CT
Visitors to Day Pond State Park will find the stone foundation reminders of the colonial era when water from the pond powered the nearby sawmill. N...
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Mansfield Hollow State Park

Bassetts Bridge Road
Mansfield, CT
The damming of the Natchaug River by the Army Corps of Engineers has created a 500-acre lake for boating and fishing. No swimming is allowed since ...
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Mooween State Park

Camp Moween Road
Lebanon, CT
Activities: Boating, Fishing, Hiking, Hunting  Direction: From Route 2, take Exit 22 (Gilman, Lebanon). Turn north on Scott Hill Ro...
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Bigelow Hollow State Park and Nipmuck State Forest

Nipmuck State Forest and Bigelow Hollow State Park in the town of Union lie within one of the largest unbroken forest areas in Eastern Connecticut....
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Beaver Brook State Park

From the junction of Route 203 and Route 14
North Windham, CT
Acres: 401 Activities: Hunting Services: Walk-in Park (Undeveloped) Fee:  There is no parking fee at this park.
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Shenipsit State Forest

166 Chestnut Hill Road
Stafford Springs, CT
Shenipsit State Forest began in 1927 with the purchase of land at the summit of Soapstone Mountain in Somers to erect a fire tower to keep a lookou...
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Riverfront Park

Welles Street
Glastonbury, CT
Glastonbury's newest park featuring a lighted baseball field, lacrosse and soccer fields a Dog Park. hiking/walking trails with a beautiful view of...
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Meshomasic State Forest

Reservoir Rd
East Hampton, CT
Activities: Fishing, Hiking, Letterboxing, Hunting, Additional Recreational Trail Use Information Services: Parking,Public Sho...
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Devil's Hopyard State Park

366 Hopyard Road
East Haddam, CT
In 1919, the former State Park and Forest Commission obtained an 860 acre parcel located in the Millington section of Haddam. The principle feature...
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Gardner Lake State Park

Route 354
Salem, CT
Gardner Lake State Park is one of Connecticut’s small but important park locations in the southeastern part of the state. At only nine and th...
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Machimoodus State Park

128 Leesville Road
Moodus, CT
Machimoodus’s 300 acres are testament to the commitment of the DEP to acquire and preserve important landscapes for both active and passive r...
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