DEEP is excited to be getting back to our new normal consistent with the direction of Governor Lamont and as a result of the rapidly improving COVID-19 situation in Connecticut. Starting no later than June 1, all customer facing services will resume normal business operations. For detailed information for what this means at DEEP and for the public we serve, visit our "New Normal" website: DEEP New Normal Information

Connecticut Recreational Trails Plan

The Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) plan for recreational trails is detailed in Connecticut Recreational Trails Plan (PDF). This document is the DEEP's policy for the development and use of statewide recreational trails. 

If you have further questions please contact Laurie Giannotti, Trails and Greenways Program Coordinator, State Parks Division, 79 Elm Street, Hartford, CT 06106; by phone at 860-424-3578 or via email at

For more information on ATV use on state lands, see All Terrain Vehicle Policy And Procedures (PDF).

Recreation Information

Content Last Updated September 2011