Tag Archives: State Park
Twilight at Bluff Point State Park

Bluff Point State Park at Twilight

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Bluff Point State Park

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Bluff Point State Park  On Saturday, I drove to the Groton/New London area of Connecticut and visited several locations.  One of them was Bluff Point State Park, which was my first visit.  I was very impressed with this lovely area that, according to the DEP […]

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View of the Housatonic River from Housatonic Meadows State Park

The Houstonic River as seen from Housatonic Meadows State Park

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

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Housatonic River  I took this photo from the picnic area at Housatonic Meadows State Park located in Sharon, Connecticut.  It was a beautiful Autumn day and I was on a marathon photography day.  The fall colors weren’t as nice as some other years, but still […]

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Fly Fisherman in Housatonic River, Sharon Connecticut

Fly Fisherman in the Housatonic River

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series Housatonic River

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series Housatonic River  This photo of a fly fisherman in the Housatonic River was taken either in or very close to Housatonic Meadows State Park (I’m not exactly sure where the boundary is located).  I’ve not fished in the Housatonic River yet, but I believe they catch […]

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Geese Facing the Sun in Osbornedale State Park, Derby, Connecticut

Geese Worshipping the Fading Sunlight

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Osbornedale State Park

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Osbornedale State Park  On a visit to Osbornedale State Park in Derby, Connecticut, I saw these Geese all lined up facing into the setting sun.  It was really odd looking at the time because they seemed so stoic and disciplined.  Immediately after this shot, a […]

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Another View of Indian Hole Brook

  Here’s another photo of Indian Hole Brook in Indian Wells State Park in Shelton, Connecticut.  This was kind of a tough shot because there was a downed tree that I had to bend back to take the shot.  If it had slipped, it would have smashed into my tripod and my whole rig would […]

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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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White Birch in Mohawk Mountain State Forest and Park

White Birch – Mohawk Mountain State Forest and Park

  I didn’t get home till late tonight, so this will be a very short post.  Below is a photo of some White Birch in Mohawk State Forest and Park that I thought were particularly striking. Tomorrow, I’ll have a longer post, but for now it’s time for bed. Technorati Tags: Autumn, Connecticut, Foliage, Mohawk […]

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Exhibit inside the dome at Dinosaur State Park

Dinosaur State Park, Rocky Hill Connecticut

About a month ago, I stopped at Dinosaur State Park in Rocky Hill, Connecticut and took the photos below.  It’s a pretty cool place with a dome shaped exhibit hall that houses dioramas, specimens, and nature exhibits.  The park was opened in 1968 after construction workers discovered dinosaur tracks during excavation.  They’ve preserved many of the tracts […]

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