Connecticut State Parks

MADISON 12/19/25 Kari Thibodeau, of Salem, takes her horse Apples out for a run on a nearly deserted beach at Hammonassett Beach State Park. Thibodeau said her horse likes to run, so they come to the Hammonasset during the winter, when the park is quiet to avoid areas open to hunting. Apples is... BOB MACDONNELL / Hartford Courant