Fort Trumbull State Park

Fort Trumbull State Park


Location:In New London, south of I-95 on the west side of Thames River. (Northbound I-95, Exit 83; southbound I-95, Exit 84).
Facilities:Walking trail, fishing pier, conference center, visitor center, restrooms (é).
Activities:Fishing, tours of historic fort, including the ramparts, interactive exhibits.
Special Features:Built from 1839 to 1852, Fort Trumbull is one of a group of 42 forts built to defend of the east coast of the United States. The visitor center's state-of-the-art exhibits and displays interpret more than 225 years of military history and technological advances, from the Revolutionary War to the Cold War. (The visitor center is closed between Columbus Day and Memorial Day Weekend.) Park also boasts one of the finest fishing piers on the east coast.
Address:90 Walbach St
New London, CT 06320

Phone:860-444-7591
Web: www.dep.state.ct.us/stateparks/parks/fort_trumbull.htm
Size: 16 acres.

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