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Mono Pond State Park Reserve
Location Columbia, Connecticut, United States
Area 218 acres (88 ha)
Elevation 541 ft (165 m)
Designation Connecticut state park
Established 2008
Administrator Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Website Mono Pond State Park Reserve

Mono Pond State Park Reserve is a public recreation area covering 218 acres (88 ha) in the town of Columbia, Connecticut, 8 miles (13 km) southwest of Willimantic. The state park surrounds Mono Pond, a 113-acre (46 ha) body of water averaging depths of 3.5 feet (1.1 m) with an area near the dam reaching a depth of nine feet (2.7 m). The park offers fishing, hiking, picnicking, cross-country skiing, bow hunting, and a boat launch for motorized (8-hp limit) and non-motorized boating. The park is managed by the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and was added to the roll of Connecticut state parks in 2008.

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