Merritt Parkway

National Scenic BywayConnecticut

All Photos (19)

  • Yale University

    Students walk the courtyard near an impressively arched building at Yale University.

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  • Yale University

    Church tower at Yale University illustrates the old style of the historic university.

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  • Bridge on Merritt Parkway

    A break in traffic gives a fine view of one of the bridges on the Merritt Parkway.

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  • Tree Plantings Alongside Merritt Parkway

    Young and old trees show the care taken by highway maintainers to keep the roadsides of the Merritt Parkway beautiful. One of the bridges is visible, as is the road itself.

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  • Open Skies on Merritt Parkway

    Services and speed limit signage on Merritt Parkway. No trees in road divider, so sky over the road is open.

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  • Eye-pleasing Overpass along the Merritt Parkway

    This eye-pleasing stone overpass adds character to Merritt Parkway near Newton Turnpike.

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  • Park-Like Settings Found Along the Byway

    Park-like scenes like this one are enticing to drivers.

  • Overhanging Trees on the Merritt Parkway

    Overhanging branches of parkway trees create a natural atmosphere for a drive.

  • A Beautiful Day on the Merritt Parkway

    The green forested hills of the Merritt Parkway create an inviting drive.

  • Commuting on the Parkway

    Commuters can enjoy the lush landscape and fall colors on the Merritt Parkway.

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  • Beautiful Bridges Abound

    One of the highlights of driving down the Merritt Parkway is the opportunity to see the byway's historic bridges.

  • The Merritt Parkway Today

    A view of the byway in the falling dusk.

  • Driving through a Canopy of Green

    In this spot Merritt Parkway has trees on the road divider, so cars drive through a canopy of green.

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  • Family Picnic at the Stamford Museum and Nature Center

    A family seated at a picnic table enjoys a scrumptious picnic at the Stamford Museum and Nature Center.

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  • Enjoying the Gallery

    An elderly couple enjoys the gallery of the Stamford Museum and Nature Center.

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  • Learning About History at the Stamford Musuem and Nature Center

    Patrons view a historical exhibit at the Stamford Museum and Nature Center

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  • Investigating the Wildlife

    A curious girl dressed in a yellow raincoat leans in to get a closer look at a gray duck at the Stamford Museum and Nature Center.

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  • Petting a Baby Goat at the Stamford Museum and Nature Center

    A snowy white baby goat captures the attention of children at the Stamford Museum and Nature Center.

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  • A Grove of Trees at Earthplace

    Sunshine and shadows dapple a boardwalk in a grove of dense deciduous trees at Earthplace: The Nature Center for Environmental Activities.

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