DEEP: Directions to DEEP Facilities

Directions to DEEP Facilities

Headquarters - 79 Elm Street, Hartford

Bureau of Energy and Technology Policy / Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) - Ten Franklin Square, New Britain

Marine Fisheries Headquarters and Boating Division - 333 Ferry Road, Old Lyme

Eastern District Headquarters - 209 Hebron Road, Marlborough

Western District Headquarters - 230 Plymouth Road, Harwinton

State Parks and Forests (Select park/forest for directions)

Educational Facilities

Goodwin Conservation Center
Kellogg Environmental Center
Meigs Point Nature Center (open spring - fall)
Sessions Woods Conservation Education Center

Fish Hatcheries

Burlington Trout Hatchery
Quinebaug Hatchery Ponds

Wildlife Facilities

Franklin Wildlife Management Area
Session Woods Wildlife Management Area

Osborne Homestead Museum


MEIGS POINT NATURE CENTER

The Meigs Point Nature Center is located at Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison. The Center operates from spring through early fall.

From I-95: Hammonasset Beach - Exit 62 off I-95 (Connecticut Turnpike). Follow the turnpike connector south to the park entrance. From the park entrance station, proceed on the main access road to a traffic circle. Go approximately 2/3 of the way around the circle and then follow directional signs for "Meigs Point" road. The Nature Center is on the left side of the road across from the Meigs Point bathhouse. There is a parking lot next to the building.

{Map of Meigs Point Nature Center}


MARINE FISHERIES HEADQUARTERS and BOATING DIVISION - 333 Ferry Road, Old Lyme

Boating Division - (860) 434-8638
Walk-In Hours:  Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Phone Hours:  Monday through Friday, 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Marine Fisheries - (860) 434-6043
Walk-In Hours:  Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  
Phone Hours
:  Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  

From the east: I-95 to exit 70; at light go straight on Halls Rd; at second light, go left on Route 156; go 1/2 mile and turn right on Ferry Rd to the end.

From the west: I-95 over the Connecticut River; take your first exit (exit 70) and turn right on Route 156; go 1/2 mile and turn right on Ferry Rd to the end.

{Map of DEP Marine Headquarters}


BURLINGTON TROUT HATCHERY - 34 Belden Road, Burlington      Phone: (860) 673-2340
Open 7 days per week, 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

From Route 8 north: Route 44 east to Route 179 south; to Route 4 west, up hill to Belden Rd on left to hatchery.

From I-84 east or west: exit 39 (Route 4); go through Farmington and Unionville staying on Route. 4; drive along river to flashing light; turn left, staying on Route 4; go up hill about 2 miles and turn left on Belden Rd.

{Map ofBurlington Trout Hatchery}


QUINEBAUG HATCHERY PONDS - 141 Trout Hatchery Road, Central Village (Plainfield)   Phone:  (860) 564-7542
Open 7 days per week, 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

I-395 north or south to exit 89 (Route 14); Go west on Route. 14 through Central Village to a light; turn right and go about 1/2 mile; bear left at fork (stay on Route. 14) and go about 1/2 mile; turn right into Cady Lane to the hatchery
Lost? Call (860) 564-7542

{Map of Quinebaug Hatchery Ponds}


FRANKLIN WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA - 391 Route 32, North Franklin
Hours:  Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Phone:  (860) 642-7239

From Route 2 Eastbound:
Take exit #27 for Route 32 North.  On ramp stay to the right.  Take a right for Route 32 North.  Travel north on Route 32 for approximately 3.5 miles.  Take a right onto Plains Road (just past signs for Franklin WMA) and then take your first right into the driveway (there is a sign for Franklin WMA here).

From Route 2 Westbound:
Take exit #25 for Route 32 North. Travel north on Route 32 for approximately 3.2 miles.  Take a right onto Plains Road (just past signs for Franklin WMA) and then take your first right into the driveway (there is a sign for Franklin WMA here).

From I-395 Northbound:
Take exit #81W for Route 2 West.  Travel west on Route 2 for approximately 1 mile.  Take exit #25 for Route 32 North. Travel north on Route 32 for approximately 3.2 miles.  Take a right onto Plains Road (just past signs for Franklin WMA) and then take your first right into the driveway (there is a sign for Franklin WMA here).

From I-395 Southbound:
Take exit #82 for Route 2 West and Route 32 North.  Take a right at the end of the ramp and follow signs for Route 32 north. Travel north on Route 32 for approximately 3.5 miles.  Take a right onto Plains Road (just past signs for Franklin WMA) and then take your first right into the driveway (there is a sign for Franklin WMA here).

{Map of Franklin Wildlife Management Area}

Content Last Updated July 2012

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