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Sleeping Giant Picnic Shelter Connecticut

Sleeping Giant Picnic Shelter

    Two miles of mountaintop resembling a large man lying in repose, the "sleeping giant" is a popular feature of the south central Connecticut skyline. Sleeping Giant State Park offers unparalleled hiking, as well as other activities.
    • Address: 200 Mount Carmel Ave., Hamden, CT 06518
    • Phone: (203) 287-5658
    • Sites: All (1) · Pavilion (1)
    • Policy: All Parking fees are additional and will be collected on arrival at the gate.
    • Directions: From I-91: Take Exit 10. Get onto the Route 40 connector, and stay on it until it ends. At the light, take a right onto Route 10N, and drive 1½ miles. Turn right onto Mt. Carmel Avenue. The park entrance is on the left, across from Quinnipiac University. From Wilbur Cross Parkway: Take Exit 61. Go north onto Whitney Avenue for 3 miles, and take a righ…


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