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Pickett's Pond at Osbornedale State Park

Pickett’s Pond at Osbornedale State Park

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Osbornedale State Park

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Osbornedale State Park  The day before the big October  snow storm here in Connecticut, I took this photo of Pickett’s Pond at Osbornedale State Park in Derby, Connecticut.  This photo is at the end of the pond away from the parking lot and was a […]

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Pickett's Pond in Osbornedale State Park, Derby Connecticut

Stone Wall near Pickett’s Pond in Osbornedale State Park

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Osbornedale State Park

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Osbornedale State Park  Here’s a photo of Pickett’s Pond located in Osbornedale State Park, Derby, Connecticut.  Some interesting facts about Osbornedale State Park are that silver was mined within the park after the Revolutionary War and there was also a spring water bottling business within the current […]

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Mute Swan (Cynus olor)

Mute Swan at Hammonasset Beach State Park

Early this year (I believe it was May) I took a trip to Hammonasset Beach State Park and was able to get the photo below of a Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) on one of the small ponds in the park.  I haven’t posted this yet and had honestly forgotten all about it until I was trying […]

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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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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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