Mystic Connecticut has plenty of places for paddling canoes and kayaks
Route 171 Union, CT Phone:
Large forested park with lots of hiking trails; water sports at one lake and 3 ponds
See full description of Bigelow Hollow State Park and Nipmuck State Forest.
147 Wolf Den Drive Pomfret Center, CT Phone: 860-928-6121
Good park for camping, swimming, boating, hiking; cool rock formations to explore
See full description of Mashamoquet State Park.
Depot Road, off US Route 1 Groton, CT Phone: 860-444-7591