The 10th Anniversary of the Great Park Pursuit is here!
Hundreds of Connecticut families have accepted the challenge – will you be among the adventurous competitors to join the game this year? Decipher clues, visit beautiful State Parks and Forests, participate in fun activities, win prizes – it’s all part of the 2015 Great Park Pursuit Connecticut State Parks Family Adventure! Think you have what it takes to come together as a team, travel to new sites across the state, enjoy the great outdoors, meet other families and have a good time over a seven-week period? Our first event will be Family Fishing Day on Saturday, May 9 at Gay City State Park in Hebron.
The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection’s (DEEP) No Child Left Inside® ninth annual Winter Festival was held at Burr Pond State Park, Over 800 people attended and enjoyed ice fishing and a variety of other winter activities. View some photos
of this event.
Sky's the Limit Hiking Challenge
Our Centennial Year of Events may have ended, but the Challenge is just beginning! We have selected 14 peaks in Connecticut’s State Parks & Forests for our Sky's the Limit Hiking Challenge. You must complete 10 hikes to win a hiking staff medallion. If you complete all 14 hikes, your family or group will be entered in a drawing to win a hiking staff. Here's how you can meet this challenge
Don't forget to visit our calendar for upcoming events!