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Day Pond State Park

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Day Pond Road, Colchester, CT
+1 860-424-3200
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Pleasantly surprised

I recently moved back to Colchester. My twins are 16 months old and I'm always looking for... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
kristen537
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Colchester, Connecticut
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Pretty area to spend the day

Was taken here by my dad as a teen, although we lived quite a distance away. Our son and his... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kat H
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Colchester, Connecticut
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good22%
  • Average22%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
1 week ago
“Pretty area to spend the day”
Mar 31, 2017
“Hiking”
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Day Pond Road, Colchester, CT
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+1 860-424-3200
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I recently moved back to Colchester. My twins are 16 months old and I'm always looking for opportunities to let them be around water that is a reasonable distance from home. We tried out Day Pond this morning. The last time I had driven through...More

Thank kristen537
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was taken here by my dad as a teen, although we lived quite a distance away. Our son and his friends spent many a summer day swimming here. Good place to teach kids how to fish also. Lately pond has been closed off and on...More

Thank Kat H
Reviewed March 31, 2017

I've been hiking and geocaching here this fall and winter. Nice pond and picnic areas. LOTS of trails to enjoy of any length.

Thank Kimberly C
Reviewed July 26, 2016

Has a sandy beach approx 100' frontage, some picnic tables , no trash cans ( take what you bring with you ) there is an out house of some type, I went in once , will never go back in...bring your own potty paper. overall...More

Thank larry F
Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

We had about 20 in our group, ranging from 5-65. We had a great time, there are many spots to choose from, some with grills others without. Lots of families were there having a great time as well. The pond,beach and bathrooms were all clean....More

Thank Cathy L
Reviewed May 28, 2016

this is were I taught my kids to fish and we had a lot of picnic there. But the state dose not have money to clean up the pond and it has gone to hell. My kids used to swim there and I will not...More

2  Thank Tedp1054
Reviewed April 7, 2016

I have just discovered this park and love it! The falls were a welcome surprise! Moderate hiking trails with creek and rock jumping required. The fallen trees, some blocking the trail, just add to ambience here. It is amazingly beautiful!

Thank janet92127
Reviewed October 16, 2015

We just happened to see the sign to Day Pond on our way somewhere else while vacationing in Connecticut so we decided to go take a look. This is a beautiful park with lots of trees. We were there in fall so the many colors...More

Thank txump
Reviewed October 11, 2015

Nice,but crowded on weekends and folks with loud boomboxes by the pond and in the parking area. Trails were even crowded. A lot of trash lying around in the busy area. And, a couple of very creepy middle aged men.

Thank Patricia A
Reviewed July 1, 2015

Cute and tiny spot. Nice place to go fishing with kids. Cute little swimming area and picnic spots. Love the stone bridge/waterfall. Pretty spot without any cost.

Thank Smittenkitten2014
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