This is a special kind of park. It embraces numerous towns, villages and a total population of about 300,000. Quinebaug & Shetucket is not a traditional park. Instead, citizens, businesses, nonprofit cultural and environmental organizations, local and state governments, and the National Park Service work together to preserve and celebrate the region's cultural, historical and natural heritage.
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Discover nearly 400 national parks on the official National Park Service webpage. Some may be closer than you think.Read More
What are National Heritage Areas?
They are designated by Congress as places where natural, cultural, and historic resources combine to form a cohesive, nationally important landscape.Read More
Bird watching is a great way to explore the Quinebaug and Shetucket Rivers Valley National Heritage Corridor.Read More
Did You Know?
In 2006, the Quinebaug-Shetucket Heritage Corridor, Inc. awarded more than $248,000 to non-profit organizations and municipalities throughout The Last Green Valley.