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Bluff Point State Park and Reserve, Groton
Bluff Point State Park and Reserve, Groton
Located at the end of Depot Road, this approximately 800 acre State reserve lies between the Poquonnock River and Mumford Cove. One of the largest natural areas in the State, it contains not only a variety of wildlife, but also a barrier beach, steep cliffs, forested lands and tidal wetlands. You can paddle up beyond the railroad bridge to the north (about 1/3 mile) and down to Bushy Point Beach (about 1 1/4 miles). Hiking and running trails offer vistas of Long Island Sound, Mumford Cove and the Pequonnock River. Public parking available. State-owned. To help you reach Bluff Point State Park and Reserve, some routes leading to this site are posted with the brown and white Long Island Sound Access sign Long Island Sound Access sign.

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 Location
View interactive map of Bluff Point State Park and Reserve Depot Road
Groton, Connecticut
Phone -(860) 444-7591
 Fees
None
 Directions
From the East: Take I-95 South to exit 88. Turn right and go to the end. Take a right turn onto Route 1. Take a left at the light onto Depot Road. Go to the end.
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From the West: Take I-95 North to exit 88. Turn right and go to the end. Take a right turn onto Route 1. Take a left at the light onto Depot Road. Go to the end.
 Parking
Parking Lot
 Accessibility
Parts of the site offering views of the water are wheelchair accessible. Some facilities/uses listed may not be fully accessible to the mobility-impaired.
 Site Contact Information
Website -CT Department of Energy & Environmental Protection
Address -79 Elm Street
 Hartford, CT 06106-5127
 Facilities
Car-top Boat AccessCar-top Boat Access
Handicapped AccessHandicapped Access
Sanitary Facilities (seasonal)Sanitary Facilities (seasonal)
 Activities
Bird and WildlifeBird and Wildlife
BoatingBoating
CrabbingCrabbing
FishingFishing
ShellfishingShellfishing
Unsupervised SwimmingUnsupervised Swimming
TrailsTrails
 Environment
Bluff, EscarpmentBluff, Escarpment
Intertidal FlatIntertidal Flat
Fronting Long Island SoundFronting Long Island Sound
Sandy BeachSandy Beach
Tidal RiverTidal River
Tidal WetlandTidal Wetland

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