Four-mile out and back from Comstock Covered Bridge to Day Pond Brook Falls through Salmon River State Forest and Day Pond State Park in Colchester, Connecticut
Is not what you’d expect to find in Middlebury, Vermont. But there it is.
Institute for American Indian Studies in Washington, CT is a great, albeit small museum with a great display of artifacts and knowledgeable staff.
Gillette Castle State Park has more to offer than the former home of legendary actor William Gillette. Hiking.
Valley Falls is a municipal park in Vernon Connecticut with great hiking trails along both sides of a river.
Norwich, Connecticut’s Parks & Rec. Dept. does an excellent job with the funding they have.. Example bieing: The Rose Garde
Herman Covey Wildlife Management Area in Belchertown was one of those awesome accidental finds in Massachusetts.
Uncas’ Leap at Yantic Falls is located in Norwich, Connecticut on the Yantic River. It is accessible via parking nearby, or via the Heritage Trail from downtown.
Wolf Rock Nature Preserve in Eastern-Central Connecticut features great trails, rock climbing and numerous glacial features.
Pedernales River Nature Park is a great stop just off of I281 outside of Johnson City, Texas. Visited in November 2019.