Wharton Brook State Park

Wharton Brook State Park


Location:2 miles south of Wallingford on Route 5.
Facilities:Picnic shelter (é), bathhouse, food concession, bathrooms.
Activities:Fishing, swimming.
Special Features:In 1918-1920, this site was known as a traveler's wayside, a forerunner of today's highway rest areas. Located on wooded, sandy knolls, Wharton Brook is still a good spot for a peaceful picnic. It is also a designated Trout Park.
Address:c/o Sleeping Giant State Park
200 Mount Carmel Ave
Hamden, CT 06518

Phone:203-789-7498
Web: dep.state.ct.us/stateparks/parks/wharton.htm
Size: 96 acres.

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