In the Area
Other Nearby State Recreation Areas Include:
Bluff Point State Park and Coastal Reserve, Groton
Location: Route 117 Exit from I-95 (Connecticut Turnpike). Right onto Route 1, left on Depot Road, continue under railroad overpass to parking area.
Activities: Biking, Casual Picnicking, Hiking, Saltwater Fishing
Harkness Memorial State Park, Waterford
Location: 4 miles south of New London on Route 213.
Activities: Formal Gardens, Mansion Tours, Picnicking, Saltwater Fishing
Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park, Groton
Location: From I-95N to Groton take the second exit after the Gold Star Bridge (over the Thames River) onto the Clarence B. Sharp Highway. Follow signs to Fort Griswold. Additional street directions
Activities: Historic Fort and grounds, Monument and Museum
Fort Trumbull State Park, New London
Location: On I-95S to New London cross over the Gold Star Bridge (Thames River) and take Exit 84S towards Downtown New London.
Additional street directions
Activities: Historic Fort and Grounds, Visitor Center Exhibits, Saltwater Fishing, Waterfront Walk
Rocky Neck State Park
Location: Exit 72 off I-95. Follow the turnpike connector south to Route 156. Take Route 156 east to the park.
Activities: Picnicking, Saltwater Swimming & Fishing, Camping, Hiking.