Lovers Leap State Park

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Coordinates: 41°32′42″N 73°24′08″W / 41.54500°N 73.40222°W / 41.54500; -73.40222
Lovers Leap State Park
Connecticut State Park
Lovers Leap State Park - Connecticut.jpg
The Housatonic River as viewed from the leap
Named for: Lovers Leap, a toponym
for a cliff on the Housatonic River
Country United States
State Connecticut
County Litchfield
Town New Milford
Elevation 518 ft (158 m) [1]
Coordinates 41°32′42″N 73°24′08″W / 41.54500°N 73.40222°W / 41.54500; -73.40222 [1]
Area 127 acres (51 ha) [2]
Established 1971
Management Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Location in Connecticut
Website: Lovers Leap State Park

Lovers Leap State Park is a Connecticut state park on the Housatonic River in the town of New Milford, Litchfield County, in western Connecticut in the United States.[3] The park is 127 acres (51 ha) and sits at an elevation of 518 feet (158 m).[1] It is a walk-in park that is open for year-round recreation near the intersection of Connecticut Route 67 and Connecticut Route 202. Within the park is the Lover's Leap Bridge, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Lovers Leap State Park". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Legislative Program Review and Investigations Committee (January 23, 2014). "State Parks and Forests: Funding". Staff Findings and Recommendations. Connecticut General Assembly. p. A-2. Retrieved March 20, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Lovers Leap State Park". State Parks and Forests. Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Retrieved February 5, 2013. 

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