Penwood State Park

Located between Bloomfield and Simsbury, Connecticut, Penwood State Park provides easy access to the natural beauty of the area. With only a short distance from the capitol city of Hartford, Connecticut, visitors can come to Penwood Stated Park and escape the industrial world. Ponds, trails, picnic areas, and even a small waterfall near Shadow Pond […]

Osbornedale State Park in Connecticut

Osbornedale State Park makes for the perfect vacation destination for geology enthusiasts. Several different types of rock are exposed in Osbornedale State Park. There are also quarries, geologic folds, and even mines that have been abandoned. Upon entering the park, guests will find a huge outcropping of schist. Schist is a form of metamorphic rock […]

Kettletown State Park

The Kettletown State Park is a 605-acre park in the southwestern portion of the State of Connecticut. There are two contiguous bodies of water that border it, the Housatonic River and Lake Zoar. These and the park’s trails have made it a popular destination. There is a story about how the Kettletown State Park got […]