Connecticut Outdoor Destinations

Connecticut provides great outdoor recreation in close proximity to New York and Boston. The state offers a variety of terrain, including woodlands and coastline along Long Island Sound.

The state has a number of state parks and several National Parks, including a portion of the Appalachian Trail. Camping is a popular activity and there are campgrounds within 13 state parks or forests. There are horse camping areas in two parks and river camping in four parks.