Sleeping Giant State Park


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Sleeping Giant State Park


Location:2 miles north of Hamden off Route 10.
Facilities:Youth group camping areas (written application required), picnic shelter, picnic tables (é), hiking trails, nature trail, bathrooms, observation tower, scenic vista.
Activities:Stream fishing, hiking.
Special Features:The "sleeping giant" is a 2-mile stretch of mountain top resembling a large man lying in repose. A 1.5 mile scenic trail leads to the stone observation tower on the peak of Mount Carmel, affording excellent views of Long Island Sound and the New Haven area. Park is a designated Trout Park.
Address:200 Mount Carmel Ave
Hamden, CT 06518

Phone:203-789-7498
Web: www.dep.state.ct.us/stateparks/parks/sleepinggiant.htm
Size: 1,439 acres.

See other parks in Connecticut.