Haystack Mountain (Connecticut)
|Haystack Mountain State Park|
|Connecticut State Park|
Observation tower atop Haystack Mountain
|Elevation||1,663 ft (507 m) |
HAYSTACK MOUNTAIN (CONNECTICUT) Latitude and Longitude:
|Area||292 acres (118 ha) |
|Management||Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection|
|Website: Haystack Mountain State Park|
Haystack Mountain is a 1,716-foot-high (523 m) mountain topped with an observation tower that is the chief features of Haystack Mountain State Park, a public recreation area in the town of Norfolk, Connecticut. 
The 34-foot-tall (10 m) Haystack Mountain Tower, built in 1929 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, sits upon it. The tower provides a view over the town of Norfolk and the neighboring town of Canaan.
Common forms of wildlife found on the mountain include raccoons, bears, deer, coyotes, opossums, skunks and foxes. The dominant plant life include mountain laurel (the state plant), pine trees and maples.
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