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View from Goat Rock in Webb Mountain Park, Monroe, Connecticut

Autumn View from Overlook at Webb Mountain Park

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series Housatonic River

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series Housatonic RiverThis afternoon, I drove to Webb Mountain Park in Monroe, Connecticut and hiked up to the scenic overlook, aka “Goat Rock”.  If you park at campground site number 2, it’s a very short hike to the overlook.  Unfortunately, I think the gates are closed after November 1st until Memorial Day […]

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Pomperaug River at Audubon Center at Bent of the River

Audubon Center at Bent of the River

The Audubon Center at Bent of the River (I’ve checked a couple of times and it is “Bent”, not “Bend”) is a very nice tract of 660 acres in Southbury, Connecticut owned by the National Audubon Society.  I was driving in the area and just happened upon the sign for the Center and decided to stop.  I’m really […]

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Foot Bridge at Lover's Leap State Park in New Milford, Connecticut

Lover’s Leap State Park

Because the weather was so nice, I couldn’t resist another marathon photography session.  The first stop was Lover’s Leap State Park in New Milford, Connecticut.  This is a beautiful little spot with several trails and nice vistas overlooking Lake Lillinonah and the Housatonic River.  I walked a couple of the trails, but there are several […]

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Another Photo of the Housatonic River Below Bull’s Bridge

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Housatonic River

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Housatonic River  I recently purchased the Nik Software bundle package for Lightroom as a birthday present to myself (when you get to be my age, you’re allowed to do that). This is the first photo that I’m posting after processing with the Nik software. I […]

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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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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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Shepaug River in Steep Rock Reservation

The Shepaug River in Steep Rock Reservation

In the Autumn, I visited Steep Rock Reservation, located close to Washington Depot, Connecticut.  The Steep Rock Association is a land trust that controls and maintains the 750 acre reservation.  There are several trails for biking, hiking, and horse riding in Steep Rock that are close to or follow the Shepaug River.  One trail follows an old […]

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