Putnam Memorial State Park


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Putnam Memorial State Park


Location:3 miles south of Bethel on Route 58.
Facilities:Youth group camping areas, museum, interpretive trail, pit toilets.
Activities:Pond fishing, ice skating, hiking, field sports, picnicking.
Special Features:Park is the site of the Continental Army's 1779 winter encampment under the command of General Israel Putnam. The site includes remains of the encampment, reconstructed log buildings, and a museum.
Address:429 Black Rock Tpke
Redding, CT 06896

Phone:203-938-2285
Web: www.dep.state.ct.us/stateparks/parks/putnam.htm
Size: 183 acres.

See other parks in Connecticut.