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Kent Falls State Park

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Address: Route 7, Kent, CT
Phone Number: 8609273238
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We came on a Wednesday morning at 9am. By the time we left around 11 it started to fill up but we only saw 1 couple and 1 family the whole time on the trails. We really enjoyed... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
grubyrun
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Queens, NY
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Queens, NY
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We came on a Wednesday morning at 9am. By the time we left around 11 it started to fill up but we only saw 1 couple and 1 family the whole time on the trails. We really enjoyed the falls which were beautiful and the peace of no one there. I don't think we would have enjoyed it as much... More 

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Thank grubyrun
Norwalk, Connecticut
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have hiked this a few times. Once as a couple and a few times with our kids. It's perfect for either.

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Brazil
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176 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since we were driving along the road, the nice looks called for a quick stop, and the easy hike up the trail to the waterfall was easy and rewarding. Since it was a Monday, we were pretty much the only ones there besides Maintenance, I think that the day before must have attracted a larger and merrier crowd.

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Thank Annex_BR
New York City, New York
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387 reviews
94 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have to say we expected more from both the waterfall and the hike, simply based on reviews we had read. The hike is really just a walk up the side of the hill following the river and the waterfall and takes about 20 minutes. The falls are nice to see, but I wouldn't call them overly spectacular. It is... More 

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Thank voyageindesign
Rye, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Water was barely flowing into the Falls so nothing really to see in mid-July. Definitely not worth the $15 parking fee we were charged. Try to check water flow levels b4 you go.

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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

The hiking trail doesn't look like much from the parking lot. Once, you get going its actually a nice hike up along the falls with plenty of picture opportunities along the way. There are a few options to come back down, we followed the red trail. The yellow is longer but not along the falls. Bring bug spray and a... More 

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Thank Jazzypaparazzi
South Kent, Connecticut
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

this is a great Place to go with your family and friends and have a good time,,, beautiful Natural scene where you can do BBQ and play out with the kids... i do recommend anyone to visit this place.

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Thank kikoyork
Norwalk, Connecticut
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

It was a Sunday afternoon and that feeling that I wanted to go somewhere. We have chosen Kent Falls State Park in Connecticut. Just about one and a half our away, thru Route 7, this park is a oasis of peace and relaxation. Is a relative small place with waterfalls and picnicking features, as well with hiking trails and fishing... More 

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Thank Mitrutz
Brookline,MA
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40 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

The State of Connecticut needs to be applauded for making such a beautiful and easy accessible park.The falls are a very short walk from the parking lot. Bathrooms and park were very clean.Nice spot for picnicking and or barbeque.

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Thank BBrookline,MA
Cornwall Bridge, Connecticut
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Well maintained, well attended park. Kids playing in the water, people picnicking and hiking around - overall the idyllic country weekend destination for everyone. On nice days get there early to secure a table and picnic spot.

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