Outdoors

Outdoors

If you love the outdoors, there is plenty to do in Connecticut! From leaf peeping, to hiking, to enjoying the snow and water, you'll never be short of things to do.

Elizabeth Park in Hartford is famous for it's rose garden and beautiful outdoor summer concerts.

MDC Reservoir properties includes miles of biking and walking trails along the water.

If you're up for an exciting adventure, Zoar Outdoor and Brownstone Park has zip-lining and other exciting outdoor adventures.

The Connecticut State Park system has a variety of parks available for hiking, biking, swimming and picnicking. The Connecticut Wine Trail is a beautiful experience you won't forget.

Skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing at Ski Sundown, Mt. Southington, Mohawk and Woodbury Ski Area.

Lastly, the Farmington River is a favorite site for river tubing, dragon boat races, and many festivals including the Taste of the Caribbean, Celtic Fest, the Samba Fest, the Asian Fest and the Riverfest.

Photo credits, left to right: The Rose Garden at Elizabeth Park, courtesy Elizabeth Park; kayaking on the Farmington River, courtesy of Richard English; zip lining over the treetops; skiing the powdery slopes.