BIGELOW HOLLOW STATE PARK, UNION, CT
FRESH WATER DIVE
Directions from HARTFORD CONNECTICUT
Take Interstate 84
East to Exit 73 (Union at Route 190)
There will be a small
State Highway Garage on the right as you proceed toward Union. Downtown
Union has a library, church and cannon.
A short distance past
Union center there will be a brown colored State Park sign for Bigelow
Hollow State Park. Take this right turn onto Route 171.
When you pass the end
of Bigelow Pond at the bottom of the hill, you will take a left turn
into the park area.
DO NOT ST0P at the
sign that says - Bigelow Pond Boat Launch. GO ALL THE WAY TO THE FAR END
OF THE PARK ROAD.
You will come to the
Mashapaug Pond Boat Launch area. This is also where you will park.
Bring wagon or cart
to transport gear down path to beach
- It costs $5.00 from
Memorial Day to Labor Day Weekend to enter the park.
- The trail to the dive
site is at the left side of the boat launch. It will take you about 4
minutes to walk from the parking area to the picnic/dive site.
- Make sure you have
the following items:
- Wet Suit
- Divers Log Book