Five less-traveled New London County hiking trails

27 Mar 2020

Community Interest

The author Edward Abbey wrote "I find that contemplating the natural world my pleasure is greater if there are not too many others contemplating it with me, at the same time." No doubt Abbey would have been appalled at the crowds descending on Connecticut state parks this spring.

With entertainment options limited by coronavirus precautions, it seems that more of us are rediscovering the outdoors. The Day's Erica Moser reported on the crowds visiting Bluff Point State Park in Groton recently, and the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection took to Twitter on Saturday to encourage people to visit some of the state's less popular parks.

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