Whittemore Glen State Park

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Whittemore Glen State Park
The Larkin Trail in Whittemore Glen State Park in Naugatuck Connecticut.jpg
Larkin Trail in Whittemore Glen State Park
Map showing the location of Whittemore Glen State Park
Map showing the location of Whittemore Glen State Park
Location in Connecticut
LocationNaugatuck, Connecticut, United States
Nearest cityWaterbury, Connecticut
Coordinates41°30′42″N 73°03′56″W / 41.51167°N 73.06556°W / 41.51167; -73.06556Coordinates: 41°30′42″N 73°03′56″W / 41.51167°N 73.06556°W / 41.51167; -73.06556[1]
Area242 acres (98 ha)
Elevation351 ft (107 m)[1]
DesignationConnecticut state park
Established1945
AdministratorConnecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
WebsiteWhittemore Glen State Park

Whittemore Glen State Park is an undeveloped public recreation and wilderness area for hiking and horseback riding covering 242 acres (98 ha) mostly within the town of Naugatuck, Connecticut.[2][3] Sitting outside the southwestern edge of the city of Waterbury, the state park is the eastern terminus of the Larkin State Park Trail.[4] It entered the roles as Connecticut's forty-eighth state park in the 1945–46 edition of the Connecticut Register and Manual.[5] The park is managed by the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Whittemore Glen State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Whittemore Glen State Park". State Parks and Forests. Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Retrieved February 5, 2013.
  3. ^ "Whittemore Glen State Park". Connecticut Office of Tourism. Retrieved October 4, 2017.
  4. ^ "Larkin Trail State Park Map" (PDF). Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. October 23, 2015. Retrieved October 4, 2017.
  5. ^ "State Parks". State Register and Manual 1945–46. State of Connecticut. 1946. p. 280. Retrieved October 4, 2017.

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