Collis P. Huntington State Park, Redding

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#26 of 66 in Nature in Connecticut
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Collis P. Huntington State Park is a public recreation area covering 1,017 acres (412 ha) in the towns of Redding, Newtown, and Bethel in Fairfield County, Connecticut. The state park is noted for Anna Hyatt Huntington's sculptures of bears and wolves that welcome visitors at the park entrance. Her work can also be seen in the heroic sculpture of General Israel Putnam at Putnam Memorial State Park in Redding. The park bears the name of railroad magnate Collis Potter Huntington, whose heirs donated the lands to the state. The park's web of multi-use trails is open to hikers, cyclists, and equestrians. The park is managed by the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.
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  • Great place for a fall Sunday afternoon hike. Take the dog, your kids (get them off the couch or iPhone) and get outside! 
    Great place for a fall Sunday afternoon hike. Take the dog, your kids (get them off the couch or iPhone) and get outside!  more »
  • Great selection of trails and difficulty. Typically secluded and very quiet, and also a good option for mountain biking and trail running. 
    Great selection of trails and difficulty. Typically secluded and very quiet, and also a good option for mountain biking and trail running.  more »
  • I lead a hiking group as an exercise outing where I work and Huntington Park was recommended. This is a beautiful place to hike, ride a bike both on a flat dirt road or through the woods, you can... 
    I lead a hiking group as an exercise outing where I work and Huntington Park was recommended. This is a beautiful place to hike, ride a bike both on a flat dirt road or through the woods, you can...  more »
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  • Nice place
  • I take my kids fishing here pretty often. It's safe for them and extremely peaceful. Beautiful park and very well maintained!
  • Beautiful park. There's a wide variety of trails for any level of experience. Many of the trails are suitable for cycling as well. There's often a lot of dogs on the main trails.
  • Such a beautiful Park was out kayak fishing didn't catch anything but still had a great day...🐟🐟🐟😎
  • Excellent mix of trails.. somethingfor everyone. Well maintained by the local NEMBA club too.

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