Kettletown State Park

Kettletown State Park


Location:5 miles south of Southbury, Exit 15 off I-84.
Facilities:68 partly wooded and open campsites (open mid-May to October 1), picnic tables (é), bathrooms (é).
Activities:Camping, youth group camping (must apply in writing), freshwater fishing, swimming, hiking.
Special Features:Park borders Lake Zoar, an impoundment of the Housatonic River. When settlers first arrived in this area, they purchased a large tract of land from the Native Americans for one brass kettle, so the name Kettletown was given to it. All of the state park lies within the boundaries of the original purchase.
Address:1400 Georges Hill Rd
Southbury, CT 06488

Phone:203-264-5678
Web: www.dep.state.ct.us/stateparks/parks/kettletown.htm
Size: 605 acres.

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