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Cove Island Park image
Stamford, CT
(range: 1 mile)
The park has it all, including recreation facilities such as a one-mile walk/run trail, a playground, a rollerblade/cycling path, an expansive lawn area, BBQ grills, two softball fields, a tennis court, a basketball court, a picnic shelter, and two sandy beaches. The Cove Island Wildlife Sanctuary is also one of only 27 recognized important bird areas in the state by the National Audubon Society. The park is known to contain a wide diversity of wildlife, including over 50 species of butterfly and 309 species of birds. (This excerpt taken from the Cove Island Park website)
Mianus River Park image
Stamford, CT
(range: 3 miles)
Mianus River Park, a nature reserve on the Greenwich/Stamford border in Connecticut, has a total combined acreage of 391 acres. The two-mile stretch of the beautiful Mianus River which flows through the park is a major attraction to visitors, but the park also offers scenic forest lands, vernal pools, a variety of wildlife and miles of rolling trails for walking and other recreational activities.  (This excerpt taken from the Mianus River Park website)
Putnam Cottage image
Greenwich, CT
(range: 4 miles)
This bright red house on the Boston Post Road has had a long and colorful history. It was originally built in the 17th century and has grown over the years into its current size and shape. During this time, a number of elements have both been added and removed from the structure. The result is the current building that reflects the changing attitudes of the various owners who have lived and worked there, rather than just those of the original owners and builders.. (This excerpt taken from the Putnam Cottage website)
The Bruce Museum promotes the understanding and appreciation of Art and Science to enrich the lives of all people. (This excerpt taken from the Bruce Museum of Arts & Science website)
Stamford Museum & Nature Center image
Stamford, CT
(range: 4 miles)
The Stamford Museum & Nature Center is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of art and popular culture, the natural and agricultural sciences, and history. The Museum is a vital cultural and educational resource for the community, and a focal point for family activity, lifelong learning, and inspiration. We seek to inspire creativity, foster self-discovery, promote environmental stewardship, and nurture an appreciation for learning through exhibitions, education programs, and special events that enhance every visitor’s experience of our unique site. (This excerpt taken from the Stamford Museum & Nature Center website)
Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens image
Stamford, CT
(range: 5 miles)
The Bartlett Arboretum is an enchanting environment for people of all ages to explore, enjoy, and learn about the habitats of the natural world. (This excerpt taken from the Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens website)
The 18-hole golf course at Oak Hills Park in Norwalk, Connecticut features 6,407 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 71. The assorted layout offers a blend of naturally designed holes and presents a variety of challenging shots for golfers of all skill levels. (This excerpt taken from the Oak Hills Park Golf Course website)
We have 75 live exhibits featuring more than 2,700 marine animals of 300 species. Your Long Island Sound journey begins along a freshwater river and the shallow waters of the salt marsh, then moves into deeper and deeper habitats out to the open ocean. (This excerpt taken from the The Maritime Aquarium website)
The Sheffield Island Lighthouse and the Light Keeper’s Cottage provide a unique historical and educational venue which strives to increase awareness, appreciation and consideration for our environment and how the preservation of historic buildings and nature contribute to our quality of life. (This excerpt taken from the Sheffield Island Lighthouse website)
CCP is located in an historic landmark 19th century stone carriage house in the Mathews Park cultural complex in Norwalk. The space is an architectural gem that has been transformed into an important and dynamic printmaking facility and gallery space. It is fully equipped to accommodate all printmaking techniques: intaglio, lithography, monotype, silkscreen, woodblock printing, papermaking, book arts and digital processes. The Grace Ross Shanley Gallery is host to many world-class historic, contemporary and thematic exhibitions of original prints including alternating biennial international exhibitions – Miniprint and Footprint – that attract submissions from artists in more than 90 countries. (This excerpt taken from the Center for Contemporary Printmaking website)
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