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Came specifically to see the Connecticut River Ice Jam

I wanted to see the Connecticut River ice jam up close from a safe location and this park was... read more

Reviewed January 25, 2018
Beautiful Park

Relax by the riverside with a picnic or head out onto the sandbar. Great boat launch and big... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2016
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  • Average14%
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Jul 5, 2018
“Beautiful all times of the year.”
Jan 25, 2018
“Came specifically to see the Connecticut River Ice Jam”
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Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

I accidentally found this park back in February when the Ice Jams were big news. The park was spectacular, but extremely crowded that day (I understand why!) fast forward five months, and I had the whole park almost to myself. There is a beautiful nature...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed January 25, 2018

I wanted to see the Connecticut River ice jam up close from a safe location and this park was perfect. One had to walk across a muddy field from the parking lot and through a small wooded area, but then could stand right on the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed August 9, 2016

Relax by the riverside with a picnic or head out onto the sandbar. Great boat launch and big parking area.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank TravelLoverSchlag
Reviewed July 26, 2016

Haddam Meadows State Park is a great open field park which allows for numerous types of activities to occur on the grounds. Everything from kite flying to car shows during the Spring/summer months to ice skating on the small pond during the winter months. One...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Frank B
Reviewed October 9, 2015

Stunningly under-utilized for a free park along the Connecticut River - there are always places to park, either at the entrance, or halfway down the park road at the end of the fence, or at the far end near the boat launch. A complete circle...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Hick_from_CT
Reviewed April 18, 2015

This was my first time to Haddam Meadows State Park and it was very nice. The park abuts the CT River, which is scenic and calming. You can go for a nice swim, or just enjoy the views. Many people were walking dogs, having a...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank ForTheStory
Reviewed July 24, 2014

This state park is primarily a boat launch but is also a great space for picnics and grilling, some of which have their own parking spots right in front of them. They have a limited number of grills and benches, but several were available when...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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June 7, 2015|
Response from ForTheStory | Reviewed this property |
I don't see why not--there is plenty of open space available. I didn't see any signs that said otherwise.