A Historic Iron Bridge Is Hiding In The Underrated Lovers Leap State Park In Connecticut
While Connecticut is full of many different state parks to explore, some are extra special. Lovers Leap State Park in New Milford is home to some of the best nature views in our state, as well as a historic bridge that dates all the way back to 1895. Not only is Lovers Leap one of the most underrated state parks, but this park features vast overlooks of ancient ruins. For a truly historic hike through one of Connecticut’s oldest pieces of land, head to New Milford and visit Lovers Leap State Park right away.
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Have you ever wandered through Lovers Leap State Park? Was it other-worldly? Did you find the bridge? We’d love to hear about your thoughts and experiences in the comments, and don’t forget to then go share photos from your outdoor adventures with us in our Connecticut Nature Lovers group on Facebook, or by tagging us using the hashtag #onlyinconnecticut on Instagram for a chance to be featured!
E Jamar is a published writer based in Milwaukee, WI. Despite being a Midwesterner at heart, you can often find them trekking throughout the states and discovering new hidden gems. When they're not traveling, you can find them discussing disability issues, cuddling their pug puppy, and checking out new local spots.
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