The U.S. National Park Service preserves 58 national parks, 390 parks, historic sites, memorials, and recreation areas that attract nearly 300 million visitors every year. Our U.S. national parks are repositories of the nation’s biological diversity and contain some of the last ecosystem remnants that are found nowhere else in the world. Explore US Parks Online

Shenandoah National Park is a beautiful, historic national treasure which includes the 105-mile long Skyline Drive, a National Scenic Byway. The Park covers the crest of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains for over seventy-five miles. The Appalachian Trail roughly parallels the Skyline Drive and 101 miles of this trail run through the Park. (more…)

Connecticut National and State Parks and Recreation

Connecticut has no national parks, but it has 65 State Parks, 27 State Forests, 1 State Fish Hatchery and 10 State Wildlife Areas.



 State Parks

State Forests

State Fish Hatchery

Connecticut National Wildlife Refuge Areas

  • Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge

State Wildlife Areas