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Foot Falls

If you want to see Connecticut’s highest waterfall, you can drive an hour and a half to Kent Falls State Park. Hopefully, the parking lot won’t be full, and you can picnic at the base of the falls. On weekends, …

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Rail to Trail

A westerly wind runs across the tidal marsh, combing the silky heads of reedy marsh grass. …

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Vapor Trail

The poet Carl Sandburg famously wrote that fog “comes on little cat feet.” …

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’Sets and the City

Smoky red, cloudy pink, hidden behind storm clouds rolling in from the west. Every sunset is unique, and New Haven’s got some great spots to watch the next show unfold.

Perhaps the most obvious candidates for a nice sunset view …

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Up a Creek

You aren’t guaranteed to see a kingfisher while paddling with Kingfisher Adventures—but you might. “A belted kingfisher—that’s great!” our guide, John Pescatore, said as…

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Hidden Depths

Lake Saltonstall hides in plain sight, even though it’s nearly as long as the city of New Haven. …

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Wild for Life

A day at a normal veterinarian’s office is filled with a procession of household pets—cats and dogs, rabbits, guinea pigs, perhaps a ferret or even a bearded dragon. At Branford Veterinary Hospital, patients also include raccoons, woodchucks, squirrels and any …

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Sea Levels

School’s out, but one more report card is worth reading…

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Row House

It’s a great time to take your boat out on the harbor, and thanks to the Canal Dock Boathouse’s fleet of kayaks, single shells, double shells, a four-seater, an eight-seater and a 10-person dragon boat that calls to mind a …

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Trail Spin

Every now and then, geographically diminutive Connecticut manages to outdistance the country. We’ll be doing that this weekend when…

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