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Eolia Mansion at Harkness Memorial State Park, Waterford
Eolia Mansion at Harkness Memorial State Park, Waterford
Enjoy the panoramic views of Long Island Sound from Eolia, the elegant summer mansion of the Harkness family set on over 230 seaside acres of sweeping lawns, with stately trees and spectacular gardens.

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 Location
View interactive map of Harkness Memorial State Park off Great Neck Road/Route 213
Waterford, Connecticut
Phone -(860) 443-5725
 Fees
State Park Fees
 Directions
From the East: Take I 95 South to exit 81. At the end of the exit ramp, turn left onto the access road and proceed to the stop light. At the light turn left onto Cross Road and continue to the intersection with Route 1. Turn left onto Route 1 and continue to the traffic light at Avery Lane (Route 213). Turn right onto Avery Lane and follow to the park. Avery Lane will become Great Neck Road. The park will be on your right.
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From the West: Take I-95 North to exit 75. Bear right at the end of the exit onto Route 1. Continue 3 miles to the traffic light at Avery Lane (Route 213), turn right and follow to the park. Avery Lane will become Great Neck Road. The park will be on your right.
 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
Handicapped AccessHandicapped Access
Picnic AreaPicnic Area
Sanitary Facilities (seasonal)Sanitary Facilities (seasonal)
 Activities
Bird and WildlifeBird and Wildlife
FishingFishing
Historic, Cultural InterestHistoric, Cultural Interest
TrailsTrails
 Environment
Fronting Long Island SoundFronting Long Island Sound
Rocky ShoreRocky Shore
Sandy BeachSandy Beach
Tidal WetlandTidal Wetland

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