Haddam Meadows State Park

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Haddam Meadows State Park
Connecticut State Park
HaddamMeadowsSP View.jpg
Country  United States
State  Connecticut
County Middlesex
Town Haddam
Elevation 10 ft (3 m) [1]
Coordinates 41°28′48″N 72°30′27″W / 41.48000°N 72.50750°W / 41.48000; -72.50750Coordinates: 41°28′48″N 72°30′27″W / 41.48000°N 72.50750°W / 41.48000; -72.50750 [1]
Area 175 acres (71 ha) [2]
Established 1944
Management Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Location in Connecticut
Website: Haddam Meadows State Park

Haddam Meadows State Park is a public recreation area occupying 175 acres (71 ha) on the west bank of the Connecticut River in the town of Haddam, Connecticut. The state park offers picnicking, fishing, and a boat launch.[3][4] Park trails lend access to a diversity of riverside landscapes: marsh, beach, sand bar, fern growths, meadow lands, and hardwood forest.[5] The park was established through the donation of land in 1944 by the Edward W. Hazen Foundation. It is managed by the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Haddam Meadows State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Appendix A: List of State Parks and Forests" (PDF). State Parks and Forests: Funding. Staff Findings and Recommendations. Connecticut General Assembly. January 23, 2014. p. A-2. Retrieved March 20, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Haddam Meadows State Park". State Parks and Forests. Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. July 18, 2016. Retrieved September 10, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Haddam Meadows Boat Launch". Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. June 1, 2017. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  5. ^ Marteka, Peter (May 28, 2016). "So much more than a boat launch". Hartford Courant. Hartford, Conn. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 

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