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Close-up of stream above waterfall in Macedonia Brook State Park in Kent, Connecticut

Waterfall at Macedonia Brook State Park in Kent, Connecticut

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Macedonia Brook State Park

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Macedonia Brook State ParkI was pleasantly surprised by Macedonia Brook State Park in my visit over the weekend.  It is extremely nice with a beautiful stream called Macedonia Brook.  I did some hiking up one of the mountain trails and spend some time at the stream and […]

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Pond at Haystack Mountain State Park in Norfolk, Connecticut

Haystack Mountain State Park

As I mentioned in my last couple of posts, over the weekend I visited several locations to do some hiking and photography.  One of my favorite spots was Haystack Mountain State Park in Norfolk, Connecticut.  There is a short trail that leads to a stone tower that has a great view of the surrounding area.  […]

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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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Osprey Photos from Hammonasset Beach State Park

I had the day off today and visited Hammonasset Beach State Park.  I was hoping that maybe I would catch some of the migratory birds coming in, but I think because it’s been such a cold, wet Spring, the migrations may be slightly behind this year. At the park, I walked out to Willard’s Island, […]

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Hammonasset Beach State Park Photos

One really windy day last autumn, I drove over to Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison, Connecticut and took some photos along the beach. These two shots are very close to one another along this beach on Long Island Sound. The first one is looking west and the second one is a little further down the beach […]

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Silver Sands State Park

Silver Sands State Park, located in Milford Connecticut, is a small park with access to Long Island Sound.  In the second photo is a view of Charles Island, which is rumored to be the burial place of Captain Kid’s treasure. These photos were taken in the Autumn after the close of the swimming season.  In […]

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Marsh Photos from Hammonasset Beach State Park

Below are three photos I took at Hammonasset State Park in Madison, Connecticut last Autumn. You can’t see them, but there are seals sunning themselves on the rocks in the second photo. Post processing was with several of the Nik Software plug-ins and the native Lightroom functions.  I’m still learning the Nik products, but so […]

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Waterfall and Brook at Indian Well State Park

Today was a beautiful day here in Connecticut, so I decided to drive to Indian Well State Park (located in Shelton, Connecticut) and hike up to the waterfall on Indian Hole Brook. It’s a very short walk up to the waterfall and the trail follows the brook. When I made it to the waterfall, I was […]

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