Is Bluff Point free?
The best times to visit this trail are April through October. Dogs are welcome, but must be on a leash. Bluff Point State Park charges an entrance fee for out-of-state registered vehicles. For more information, please visit https://portal.ct.gov/DEEP/State-Parks/Parking-and-Camping-Fees—CT-State-Parks-and-Forests.
What time do CT state parks open?
8am to sunset each
The park is open 8am to sunset each day, and the castle will reopen for tours in the spring of 2022. This time of year our dedicated Park Operations Staff are pooling resources and working together to team up on park improvement projects.
How long is Bluff Point Walk?
The most common hike as Bluff Point is out to the beach and back on the wide old farm road which is 1.3 miles and takes 30 minutes one way. The trail follows the Poquonnock River nearly the entire way with shallow marshy views and the Groton Airport across the water.
Does Bluff Point allow dogs?
Bluff Point Golf Resort is pet friendly! Two dogs of any size are welcome for no additional fee.
Can you hunt at Bluff Point?
No person shall hunt at Bluff Point Coastal Reserve except for deer pursuant to an authorization lawfully obtained from the Commissioner under this section of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies.
Are CT state parks open?
The 110 CT State Parks, 32 State Forests and 117 State Boat Launches are open for the 2021 Outdoor Recreation Season. Visitors must wear a mask when visiting indoor facilities.
What is the largest state park in CT?
Connecticut’s largest shoreline park, Hammonasset Beach State Park is an excellent destination if you’re looking for some of those stellar Long Island Sound views.
Where is Barn Island?
Barn Island is the largest and single most ecologically diverse coastal Wildlife Management Area in Connecticut.
Are Connecticut beaches open to non residents?
Non-residents may use the town parking lot, private lots, and street parking for a fee. Fees are weekdays, $5 for two hours; weekends and holidays, $7 for two hours.
Does Connecticut have any National Parks?
Connecticut’s national parks include the Weir Farm National Historic Site in Ridgefield and Wilton, as well as parts of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail, the New England National Scenic Trail, the Washington-Rochambeau National Historic Trail, and the Quinebaug & Shetucket Rivers Valley National Heritage Corridor.
Are dogs allowed at Barn Island?
Barn Island Wildlife Management Area is pet-friendly. This natural area is home to lots of trails, water and sunrise views. Popular activities include bird-watching, hiking, deer hunting and fishing. Leashed dogs are welcome on the trails, as long as you clean up any mess that they leave behind.