This Incredible Connecticut State Park Sits On A Former Revolutionary War Encampment

Connecticut’s state parks are scattered throughout the state like natural treasures across the landscape. Today we are featuring the oldest state park in the Nutmeg State that sits on the site of a former Revolutionary War encampment. Putnam Memorial State Park was established over 130 years ago preserving the historic area and making it a public recreation spot unlike any other.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Have you ever visited Connecticut’s oldest state park? Which are your favorite state parks to visit? You can also check out another Revolutionary War site by taking a hike to this secret hideout of the Tories during colonial times.