ORGANIZATIONS WHICH OFFER WILDERNESS
Sierra Club, Connecticut Chapter, 118 Oak Street, Hartford, CT 06106; (203)527-9788. This Sierra Club chapter schedules backpacking trips each year.
Connecticut Walk BookMiddletown, CT: Connecticut Forest and Park Association, 1984.
Fifty Hikes in ConnecticutHardy, Gerry and
Sue. Woodstock, VT: Backcountry Publications, 1984.
Guide to the Appalachian Trail in Massachu-setts-Connecticut Harpers Ferry, WV: The Appalachian Trail Conference, 1990.
The Sierra Club Guide to the Natural Areas of New EnglandPerry, John and Jane. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1990.
INFORMATION ABOUT STATE PARK AND FOREST CAMPGROUNDS Connecticut Office of Parks and Recreation, 165 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106; (203)566-2304.
STATE HIGHWAY MAP
Connecticut Department of Transportation, P.O. Drawer A, Wethersfield, CT 06109.
CONNECTICUT CAMPING Photo Gallery
Most of the bridge/wheelhouse structure is smashed up underneath the upturned hull, although broken sections of it are also strewn around on the brittle starfish-covered seabed. Further examination is required to ascertain whether the bow section is also upside down, because only the stern to amidships section has been dived on. This, like many of the wrecks in this vicinity, has a good few trawl nets draped over it. Many large cod have been observed around the perimeter of the wreck, so she will make a useful addition to the boat-angling venues. The Merwede was a steel-hulled 744-ton Netherlands steam cargo vessel measuring 54.86 m in length with an 8.53-m beam and a 3.86-m draught. De Groot and Van Vliet, Slikkerveer built and completed her as Yard No. 67 in October 1917 for N.