Collis P. Huntington State Park


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Collis P. Huntington State Park


Location:Take Route 58 to Sunset Hill Road; park entrance is on the east side.
Facilities:Trails, pit toilets.
Activities:Canoeing, fishing (5 ponds), hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, cross-country skiing.
Special Features:Park was a gift from Archer and Anna Hyatt Huntington in memory of Archer Huntington's stepfather, Collis P. Huntington, a railroad tycoon. Anna Huntington was a world-famous sculptor, and her sculptures of bears and wolves welcome visitors at the park entrance.
Address:c/o Putnam Memorial State Park
492 Black Road Tpke
Redding, CT 06896

Phone:203-938-2285
Web: www.dep.state.ct.us/stateparks/parks/huntington.htm
Size: 878 acres.

See other parks in Connecticut.
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