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Recently hiked to the fire watch tower in this park. It is an easy hile on a well marked trail... read more

Reviewed May 7, 2019
gk347N
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Oxford, Connecticut
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So many places to visit. Great sledding in winter. Fishing for trout in fishing season. Paths are... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2019
Camper200704
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Oxford, Connecticut
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Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

Recently hiked to the fire watch tower in this park. It is an easy hile on a well marked trail winding up to a fire watch tower which can be climbed. Great views from the top. You get a bonus in the covered bridge near...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank gk347N
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

So many places to visit. Great sledding in winter. Fishing for trout in fishing season. Paths are well marked. Look out fro downed trees from last years tornado

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Camper200704
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Even though it is not a very large park, it is beautiful. Waterfall and covered bridge for gorgeous picture taking. Hiking trail are well posted and at the top is a fort to climb and overlook the area.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sstock73
Reviewed November 1, 2018

A good spot to do a photoshoot during the fall. Lots of hiking trails and waterfalls, plus some tables to eat outdoors.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Karlpizza
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This State Park is best experienced in the early Spring, later fall or even in Winter. The summer brings a few too many city dwellers seeking space for picnics and family gatherings. Also a favorite spot for Wedding Photos. Parking lot fills up during summer.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mda_a2000
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Hiked here yesterday with my 12-year old son. Absolutely loved it. Lots of parking, picnic tables, and pretty views even if you just hang around the entrance. Pretty waterfalls and rock formations, and covered bridge. We did the big loop, beginning on the covered bridge...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Hilary M
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

This is a relatively small state park but it is very peaceful and beautiful. Easy trails and nice picnic areas.The falls are at their prettiest after a good amount of rain. Nice place to sit and contemplate and enjoy being outdoors. One of my favorite...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Doreen Q
Reviewed May 25, 2018

This falls here are small, but very picturesque and a draw to all levels of photographers. Same for the covered bridge. The park is clean with decent portable toilet areas. Hiking trails down to the bridge is great for all ages with slightly more challenging...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

Real nice to go and hike the trails, Has a nice fishing area, Picnic areas with charcoal grills, They have containers to dump hot coals after the party, Also a newer pavilion, The picnic tables are newer In gear shape, The restrooms although not flush...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jimmytherug
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

You can have a little minature fun. Have food. Also you can win prizes!!!Great time with the family!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank juicyrose2006
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kelliurzua
May 8, 2018|
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Response from Sunybun | Reviewed this property |
That is correct.. You can bring strollers. There are family friendly areas for strollers as well hiking trails if you want a challange. Note.. Hourses walk the trails so don't be surprised if you see them. Please.. Watch... More
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newguy67
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Response from Howard K | Reviewed this property |
I have no clue. I have seen free grills for public use there. I would use what they provide and bring your own charcoal briquettes and plenty of lighter fluid. Don't forget to clean up after yourself! Enjoy.
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