West Rock Ridge State Park


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West Rock Ridge State Park


Location:On Wintergreen Avenue in Hamden. From Route 10 (Dixwell Avenue) turn west onto Benham, south onto Main Street, and then west onto Wintergreen.
Activities:Hiking, canoeing, fishing, mountain biking, fall foliage viewing.
Special Features:Rising up to 627 feet above sea level, West Rock Ridge is one of the most prominent physiographic features of the New Haven region. West Rock affords the visitor a spectacular view; it is estimated that one can see approximately 200 square miles from various locations on the ridge, with excellent views of New Haven Harbor and Long Island Sound. There are no bathroom facilities at this park.
Address:c/o Sleeping Giant State Park
200 Mount Carmel Ave
Hamden, CT 06518

Phone:203-789-7498
Web: www.dep.state.ct.us/stateparks/parks/westrock.htm
Size: 1,533 acres.

See other parks in Connecticut.