A couple of pup tents, some bug spray, a portable grill, and some food and you've got yourself a weekend in Connecticut's great outdoors.

Between the 65 state parks and 27 state forests, not to mention all of the private campgrounds, you could spend weeks in Connecticut's scenic outdoor beauty.

What is the definition of camping? Is it a $150,000 forty foot luxury motor home with two recliners and wide screen TV, or is it a basic two-man tent? It can be both, but for the purpose of this blog, this a list of some of the more rugged campsites in Connecticut.