Sleeping Giant State Park, Hamden, CT

27 09 2022
It was a beautiful day, with views of Long Island Sound and West Rock tower
Mother Nature is an Artist

Amazing talus slopes

Thanks to Angie for company and DEEP Challenge photos





Gay City State Park, Hebron CT

15 06 2022

Perfect weather for some beautiful views

Some very HOPPY residents

Some less HOPPY residents

Followed by a great lunch at Po’s Rice and Spice, East Hampton

Thanks to Angie for company and DEEP Challenge photos





Bolton Notch/Hop River, Bolton CT and Mansfield Hollow SP, Mansfield CT

21 05 2022

Bolton Notch and Hop River walkway

Mansfield Hollow SP

Harry’s for Lunch!

Thanks to Fred for company and DEEP Challenge photos





Enders Falls SF, Granby CT and Penwood SP, Simsbury CT

12 05 2022

Enders Falls

Penwood State Park

Lunch at Pho 501, East Hartford CT

Thanks to M2 for company and DEEP Challenge photos





Farm River State Park, East Haven CT and Lake Wintergreen, Hamden CT

10 05 2022

Farm River State Park

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Pitch pine on ridge tops
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The Farm River

Spring flowers:

Lake Wintergreen

Lady slipper shoot with remnant of last year’s flower
Teepee

Lunch at Whitney Donut and Sandwich Shop

Thanks to Angie for company and DEEP Challenge photos





Gillette’s Castle State Park, East Haddam, CT

26 04 2022
Early saxifrage was abundant
The ferry was running
Exploring the river frontage: my feet got wet!
Remains of the Aunt Polly, Gillette’s boat
One of train tunnels
Gillette’s assistant Osaki’s house
Lunch at Two Wrasslin’ Cats

As part of: 2022 DEEP Sky’s the Limit Challenge List





Huntington SP, Redding and Southford Falls SP, Southbury CT

9 11 2021

Huntington SP

On to Lunch at Sanui Thai, Southbury

And more hiking at Southford Falls State Park, Southbury CT

This completes my efforts As part of: 2021 DEEP Sky’s the Limit Challenge List





Kent Falls SP, Kent and Lovers Leap SP, New Milford

2 11 2021

Kent Falls

Lovers Leap

Hearty Lunch at Greca’s in New Milford; leftovers don’t do it justice

As part of: 2021 DEEP Sky’s the Limit Challenge List (only two more to go!!)





Osbornedale SP/Derby & Black Rock SP/Watertown, CT

17 10 2021

Lunch at the Goose and Gander, Thomaston, CT

Thanks for Angie for her company, photos, and trail confirmation

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





Salmon River State Forest, East Hampton/Colchester, CT

11 10 2021
Entrance to the Comstock Bridge

Stunning views of the Salmon River

Yummy rewards at Po’s Rice and Spice in East Hampton, CT

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