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Mohawk Moutain Overlook

Autumn Photos from Mohawk Mountain in Mohawk State Forest

Mohawk State Forest is located in Cornwall and Goshen, Connecticut and has a great view from the peak of Mohawk Mountain.  In the Autumn of 2010, I visited the forest and drove to the top of Mohawk Mountain and took the two photos below.  The leaf color was a little past peak, but there was still quite […]

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Shepaug River in Steep Rock Reservation

More Photos from Steep Rock Reservation

Here are more photos from Steep Rock Reservation near Washington Depot, Connecticut.  The first photo is a view of the Shepaug River.  The second photo shows the suspension bridge that crosses the Shepaug River on one of the trails. If you visit Steep Rock Reservation, make sure you cross the suspension bridge;  although it’s definitely […]

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Stream in Webb Mountain Park during winter

Close-up Photos of a stream in Webb Mountain Park

I took these two photos this winter in Webb Mountain Park located in Monroe, Connecticut.  I used my Canon T1i and a Tokina 16.5-135mm lens (one of my favorite lens).  Also used a tripod, remote release, and mirror lock-up. More photos of Webb Mountain Park will be going up soon.  In the spring and summer, […]

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Cunningham Falls in Thurmont, Maryland

Waterfalls at Cunningham Falls State Park

Here are a couple of photos of Cunningham Falls located in Cunningham Falls State Park near Thurmont, Maryland in the Catoctin Mountains.  There is a very nice boardwalk leading right to the falls after a short, but very scenic walk from the parking area.  The falls has about a 78 foot fall and is the largest […]

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Dog Pond in Goshen, Connecticut

Two Photos of Dog Pond in Goshen, Connecticut

Here are two photos of Dog Pond located in Goshen, Connecticut.  It’s an approximately 65 acre lake that has a Connecticut DEP boat launch that is opened year round.  It would be a great place for a nice leisurely paddle or some relaxing fishing. These photos were taken with my Canon T1i and a Tokina 80-400mm lens […]

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Sanderling at Hammonasset Beach State Park

Sanderlings at Hammonasset Beach State Park

These photos were taken on a very windy day in the Autumn of 2010 at Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison, Connecticut.  The Sanderlings were running in and out with the surf (as Sanderlings tend to do) and feeding on these little mussels.  They are pretty funny little birds. Hammonasset Beach State Park, located on Long Island Sound, is […]

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Stream in Webb Moutain Park during winter

Winter in Webb Mountain Park

Webb Mountain Park is owned by the town of Monroe, Connecticut.  It’s unusual for a town park because it is very isolated and has fantastic trails.  One of the Connecticut Blue Dot trails crosses it as well as a number of other trails.  Camping is also permitted here – check out the Webb Mountain Park […]

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Southford Falls State Park in Southbury Connecticut

Southford Falls

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Southford Falls

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Southford FallsThese photos were taken at Southford Falls State Park located in Southbury, Connecticut.  The site of this park was once the location of the Diamond Match Company.  This is a very accessible park with hiking, biking, and horse trails, along with a fishing pond […]

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