June 5, 2024  Harkness State Park

Address: 275 Great Neck Road, Waterford, CT

Description: A historic preservation area with botanical gardens, greenhouses, rolling lawn to beach, views of Long Island Sound, marsh areas, picnic tables and public bathrooms.

Directions: From Madison areas: take Route 95 northbound, Exit 75 in Waterford. Bear right at the end of the exit, you will be on Route 1. Proceed 3 miles to the light at Avery Lane (Route 213), turn right and follow to the park. (Landmark on Rt 1 – you will pass a large cemetery on the right and the next light will be Avery Lane) Avery Lane will become Great Neck Road. The park will be on your right about a mile down the road and clearly marked