Black Rock State Park


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Black Rock State Park


Location:2 miles west of Thomaston on Route 6.
Facilities:96 campsites, restrooms (é), picnic tables (é), hiking trails, food concession.
Activities:Camping (week-ends only mid-April through Memorial Day, then daily to October 1), pond and stream fishing, swimming, hiking, field sports.
Special Features:The name Black Rock is derived from the local graphite deposits that resident Native Americans allowed the early settlers of Naugatuck Valley to mine. Early use of the area by Native Americans has been confirmed by the discovery of numerous arrowheads and stone implements once used by Mohegan, Paugussett, and Tunxis tribes.
Address:c/o Topsmead State Forest
PO Box 1081
Litchfield, CT 06759

Phone:860-567-5694
Web: www.dep.state.ct.us/stateparks/parks/blackrock.htm
Size: 443 acres.

See other parks in Connecticut.