People’s State Forest, Pleasant Valley, CT

30 04 2021

Storms the day prior to my visit (April 19) caused extensive downed trees

Signs of spring

Quartz highlighted by moss

Lovely boardwalk trail

Very glad this year’s theme is BRIDGES and BOARDWALKS

As part of: 2021 DEEP Sky’s the Limit Challenge





Rocky Neck SP, East Lyme CT

29 04 2021

Bride Brook being restored to allow alewife to travel upstream; Acela overhead

Beautiful beaches, strong winds, low tide

Might even look tropical except for the jacket!

Great view of herons, egrets, and ducks

As part of: 2021 DEEP Sky’s the Limit Challenge List





Stratton Brook SP, Simsbury CT

27 04 2021

Entrance

Covered Bridge

Bridge across Farmington River Trail

As part of: 2021 DEEP Sky’s the Limit Challenge List; timber boardwalk on the Orange Trail was nonexistant





Hammonasset Beach State Park

16 04 2021

Madison CT As part of: 2021 DEEP Sky’s the Limit

Beautiful day Wednesday April 14

Nature Trail and views (no seals)

Willard Island view with osprey

Fried clams and salmon, Fish Tales, safe and distance eating