Exploring a new state park in Groton

9 May 2019

Community Interest

One particularly appealing aspect of our corner of the state is the rich variety of so many natural attractions, all in relatively close proximity.

Within a 20-mile radius, we have Bluff Point Coastal Reserve in Groton, where a hiking/biking trail leads to an overlook with a stunning view of Fishers Island Sound; Waterford’s Harkness Memorial State Park, with elegant gardens, Renaissance revival mansion and sprawling lawn at the edge of Long Island Sound; East Lyme’s Rocky Neck, offering scenic paths, camping and saltwater swimming; and Pachaug State Forest in Voluntown, which contains secluded ponds, dense evergreen forests, tumbling streams and towering ledges.

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