Connecticut’s Very First State Park Is Still One Of The State’s Most Stunning And You Need To Visit

The history of Connecticut state parks is long and interesting, and it all began with a piece of land that was purchased while in foreclosure in the early 1900s. The land had stunning water views, beach access and a large population of wildlife and it became the perfect place to claim the title of Connecticut’s first state park. Let’s take a closer look at all that this incredible location has to offer.

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Have you ever been to visit Sherwood Island State Park? Did you realize that it is Connecticut’s very first state park? Share your experiences in the comments section below. For even more fantastic state parks in Connecticut, read this article.