• National Heritage Area

    Quinebaug & Shetucket Rivers Valley

    National Heritage Corridor Connecticut

Frequently Asked Questions

Every Columbus Day weekend, more than 50 guided walks are offered at historic, natural, and cultural areas throughout the 35 towns in the valley - The Walking Weekend.

The Quinebaug and Shetucket Rivers Valley National Heritage Corridor encompasses about 695,000 acres in northeastern Connecticut and south central Massachusetts.

The Federal Government does not own or manage any of the land as it does in traditional national parks. Instead, people, businesses, nonprofit cultural and environmental organizations, local and state governments, the National Park Service and other federal agencies work together.

Did You Know?

bafflin farm at dawn

In 2006, the Quinebaug-Shetucket Heritage Corridor, Inc. awarded more than $248,000 to non-profit organizations and municipalities throughout The Last Green Valley.