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Selden Neck State Park

Connecticut State Park

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Selden Neck State Park, located in Lyme, Connecticut, is a unique 607-acre island and public recreation area on the Connecticut River. Accessible only by boat, the park offers four areas for primitive, riverside camping. The island is completely blanketed with lush woodland vegetation, except for the tidal marshes. It offers a variety of activities including hiking, fishing, and hunting. The park also has a rich history, once home to a farm and red granite schist quarry for paving stones, including those used to pave the streets of New York City nearly 130 years ago. The island was cut off from the mainland in the 1850s and has spent the better part of 160 years on its own as the largest island in the Connecticut River.

This site is part of the Connecticut River Paddlers Trail, which includes campsites, access points, and portage trails along the river.

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Conn. DEEP

Lyme, CT 06371