Mansfield Hollow State Park, Mansfield Center

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State Park · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Mansfield Hollow State Park is a public recreation area occupying 251 acres (102 ha) of leased lands on the western shore of 500-acre (200 ha) Mansfield Hollow Lake in the town of Mansfield, Connecticut. The state park is one portion of the 2,300 acres (930 ha) leased by the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for recreational and wildlife management purposes. Geologic features of the park include remnants of the last glacial period, where retreating glaciers left kames, eskers, and kettles. Recreational opportunities include facilities for boating, fishing, picnicking, hiking, mountain biking, and cross-country skiing. The park is traversed by the southeastern leg of the Nipmuck Trail.
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  • This fantastic park has lots to do: hiking, fishing, boating, biking, etc. It's also a beautiful place to relax, picnic, and generally hang out. The hiking trails accommodate a variety of...  more »
  • Lots of walking trails some paved. Beautiful water views and fishing! There is also a nice picnic area with fields to play in and a volleyball net. Lovely place to spend the day with family and...  more »
  • Nice place to go if you want to unwind and relax. Very big and the natural beauty is very calming. It has nice trails to walk on and you can always keep coming back ti another trail. Worth the trip to go.
  • Nice walk for cardio. No obsticals. Great views. Cool to see the planes go up and down. Route 6 side, no shade. Wear a hat.
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