Ross Pond State Park

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Ross Pond State Park
Connecticut State Park
Country  United States
State  Connecticut
County Windham
Town Killingly
Elevation 361 ft (110 m) [1]
Coordinates 41°46′33″N 71°51′45″W / 41.77583°N 71.86250°W / 41.77583; -71.86250Coordinates: 41°46′33″N 71°51′45″W / 41.77583°N 71.86250°W / 41.77583; -71.86250
Area 314 acres (127 ha) [2]
Established 1964
Management Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Location in Connecticut
Website: Ross Pond State Park

Ross Pond State Park is a public recreation area covering 314 acres (127 ha) in the town of Killingly, Connecticut. The state park offers hiking, hunting, fishing, and a boat launch.[3][4] It sits adjacent to Old Furnace State Park and a blue-blazed trail connects the two.[5] Ross Pond State Park entered the Connecticut Register and Manual in 1964 as a state park of 181 acres (73 ha).[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ross Pond". 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-3. Retrieved September 23, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Ross Pond State Park". State Parks and Forests. Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Retrieved February 5, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Ross Pond Boat Launch". Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. June 5, 2017. Retrieved September 23, 2017. 
  5. ^ "Old Furnace State Park". Killingly Conservation Commission. Retrieved April 14, 2014. 
  6. ^ "State Parks". State Register and Manual 1964. State of Connecticut. p. 157. Retrieved September 23, 2017. 

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