Park ConneCT – Free Transportation to CT State Parks!

Park ConneCT – Free Transportation to CT State Parks!

The Connecticut Departments of Transportation and Energy and Environmental Protection are pleased to announce the ParkConneCT program, a collaboration of CTDOT and CT DEEP. This program aims to provide safe and reliable transportation within a 10 minute walk to Hammonasset BeachSilver SandsFort TrumbullOsbornedaleIndian WellSleeping Giant and Sherwood Island State Parks.

The ParkConneCT Pilot Program will run through Labor Day weekend (9/5/2022).  All public buses statewide will operate without collecting fares through December 1, 2022.  Holidays during the program are observed on 5/30/2022, 7/4/2022, and 9/5/2022. Connections to the parks listed above are available from nearby train stations, providing access to the parks on a regional basis.

Please visit each transit operator’s website below for assistance on planning transit to the park and the individual park websites to see what amenities are available at that location. Restrooms, shelters, and concessions vary from park to park and may not be available at all locations.

https://portal.ct.gov/DEEP/State-Parks/Park-Connect

And additional info:https://portal.ct.gov/-/media/DEEP/stateparks/Park-Connect/2022-B-ParkConneCT-Hammonasset.pdf