Litchfield Connecticut State Parks
CT State Parks – Bridgewater, Cornwall, Kent, Litchfield
Litchfield county is a wonderful choice for state parks. From the 240-acre panoramas of Dennis Hill State Park to the rugged hiking at Haystack Mountain State Park, you will find great places in Litchfield County to get re-aligned with nature. Ask us about CT State Parks or share your CT travel reviews comments. To feature your business, contact us.
Litchfield CT State Park Camping & Visitor Information
Peoples State Forest
West River Road
Four season fun can be found at American Legion/Peoples State Forests which offer the region’s finest fishing, hunting and winter sporting activities nestled amid the wooded splendor.
Beckley Furnace Industrial Monument
North Canaan, CT
The Beckley Iron Furnace once produced iron for the manufacture of railroad car wheels. It is Connecticut’s best preserved example of a technology that has long since vanished. The structure is part of the National Register of Historic Places.
Black Rock State Park
US Route 6
Black Rock offers excellent swimming, hiking, scenic views, and Indian legend all tucked into the scenic rolling hills of the Western Highlands.
Burr Pond State Park
384 Burr Mountain Road
Torrington, CT 06790
Go swimming and have a picnic at Burr Pond, then hike the trails in search of the bronze tablet marking Connecticut’s role in the Civil War and the Industrial Revolution.
Campbell Falls State Park Reserve
Old Spaulding Road
Campbell Falls State Park is a natural reserve area with no developed facilities.
Dennis Hill State Park
Hike to the summit of this 240-acre estate for panoramic views reaching as far away as New Hampshire. Fall foliage season makes Dennis Hill an autumn wonderland.
Haystack Mountain State Park
Travel the twisting mountain road or hike the rugged trail to the top, either way you will be astounded at the beauty of mountain laurel in June and the spectacular colors of foliage in the fall.
Housatonic Meadows State Park
Camping under the tall pines on the riverbank at Housatonic Meadows evokes a genuine back-to-nature feeling. The clear, cold river water also provides a fine opportunity for fly fishermen to test their skills on trout and bass.
John A. Minetto State Park
Summertime fishing or wintertime cross-country skiing make John A. Minetto State Park a four season fun spot.
Kent Falls State Park
Wander across the covered bridge, hike the falls, and feel the mist on your face as water cascades 250′ down on its way to joining the Housatonic River.
Lake Waramaug State Park
30 Lake Waramaug Road
New Preston, CT 06777
Scenically, few bodies of water in Connecticut can rival the picturesque setting of Lake Waramaug. When vivid fall foliage is mirrored in the unrippled lake surface, the park becomes a mecca for sightseers and photographers.
Macedonia Brook State Park
159 Macedonia Brook Road
Kent, CT 06757
Hike the Blue Trail across Cobble Mountain and other peaks for outstanding views of the Catskill and Taconic mountains which offer splendid foliage viewing.
Mohawk State Forest
20 Mohawk Mountain Road
Goshen, CT 06756
View the rugged hills of this wildlife sanctuary or visit a black spruce bog to experience a unique plant community.
Mount Tom State Park
Go swimming and have a picnic at Mount Tom, then hike the trail to the stone lookout tower for some memorable views.
Topsmead State Forest
Nestled in the Litchfield Hills, Topsmead State Forest remains a precious piece of a past era with fine craftsmanship and understated wealth evident throughout the former summer estate of Miss Edith Morton Chase.
Connecticut State Parks by Region
Litchfield County CT State Parks
Bridgewater, Cornwall, Kent, Litchfield
Hartford County CT State Parks
Hartford, New Britain, Suffield, Enfield
Tolland County CT State Parks
Andover, Stafford Springs, Mansfield, Tolland, Somers, Storrs, Willington
Windham County CT State Parks
Woodstock, Eastford, Plainfield, Putnam
Fairfield County CT State Parks
Bridgeport, Fairfield, Norwalk, Stamford, Newtown
New Haven County CT State Parks
Hamden, New Haven, Seymour, Waterbury
Middlesex County CT State Parks
Cromwell, Essex, Middletown, Old Saybrook
New London County CT State Parks
New London, Uncasville, Norwich, North Stonington, Mystic Village, Old Lyme