Gillette Castle State Park


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Gillette Castle State Park


Location:4 miles south of East Haddam off Route 82.
Facilities:Primitive riverside camp sites, hiking trails, picnic shelter, picnic tables, restrooms, food concessions, scenic vista, historic building, visitor center (é).
Activities:Castle tours.
Special Features:The park and its 24-room castle have recently undergone an $11 million renovation and restoration. The rugged stone castle, which was designed by actor William Gillette, sits atop a cliff high above the Connecticut River. Travelers to and from the west may want to take the Chester-Hadlyme ferry across the river.
Address:67 River Rd
East Haddam, CT 06423

Phone:860-526-2336
Web: www.dep.state.ct.us/stateparks/parks/gillettecastle.htm
Size: 184 acres.

See other parks in Connecticut.