DEEP: Camping Areas - CT State Parks and Forests

2017 STATE PARK CAMPING AREAS
 
 
January 2017 - All camping season dates and campground closures noted on this page should be considered tentative, based on currently available resources and projections of future resources.  A final decision on camping season dates and campground closures will be determined in the spring of 2017, after the adoption of the state budget.
BLACK ROCK STATE PARK
It is anticipated that the Black Rock State Park Campground will be open for the 2017 season from May 26th through September 4th (daily).  A final decision on camping season dates will be determined in the spring of 2017, after the adoption of the state budget. 
DEVIL'S HOPYARD STATE PARK
It is anticipated that the Devil's Hopyard Campground will be CLOSED for the 2017 season.  A final decision on whether the campground will be opened or closed this season will be determined in the spring of 2017, after the adoption of the state budget. 
HAMMONASSET BEACH STATE PARK 

It is anticipated that Hammonasset Beach State Park will be open for the 2017 season from May 26th through September 4th (daily).  A final decision on camping season dates will be determined in the spring of 2017, after the adoption of the state budget.

HOPEVILLE POND STATE PARK
It is anticipated that the Hopeville Pond State Park Campground will be open for the 2017 season from May 26th through September 4th (daily).  A final decision on camping season dates will be determined in the spring of 2017, after the adoption of the state budget. 
{Link to top of page}
HOUSATONIC MEADOWS STATE PARK
It is anticipated that the Housatonic Meadows State Park Campground will be open for the 2017 season from May 26th through September 4th (daily).  A final decision on camping season dates will be determined in the spring of 2017, after the adoption of the state budget.    
 
{Link to top of page}
KETTLETOWN STATE PARK
It is anticipated that the Kettletown State Park Campground will be open for the 2017 season from May 26th through September 4th (daily).  A final decision on camping season dates will be determined in the spring of 2017, after the adoption of the state budget. 
{Link to top of page}
LAKE WARAMAUG STATE PARK
It is anticipated that the Lake Waramaug State Park Campground will be open for the 2017 season from May 26th through September 4th (daily).  A final decision on camping season dates will be determined in the spring of 2017, after the adoption of the state budget.   
MACEDONIA BROOK STATE PARK
It is anticipated that the Macedonia Brook State Park Campground will be CLOSED for the 2017 season.  A final decision on whether the campground will be opened or closed this season will be determined in the spring of 2017, after the adoption of the state budget.  
  • 159 Macedonia Brook Road, Kent
  • 51 sites in rustic setting. Stream fishing, excellent hiking, no swimming. No pets. Reservations accepted April 20 through Labor Day.
  • Alcohol-free campground.  Please do not bring alcoholic beverages.
  • $14/night/campsite for CT residents plus a Processing Fee
  • $24/night/campsite for non-CT residents plus a Processing Fee
  • Campsite Reservations
  • Campground Office (860) 927-4100
  • Park Office (860) 927-3238
  • Campground Map (PDF):  {Link to Campground Map}
MASHAMOQUET BROOK STATE PARK
It is anticipated that the Mashamoquet Brook State Park Campground will be open for the 2017 season from May 26th through September 4th (daily).  A final decision on camping season dates will be determined in the spring of 2017, after the adoption of the state budget. 
ROCKY NECK STATE PARK

It is anticipated that the Rocky Neck State Park Campground will be open for the 2017 season from May 26th through September 4th (daily).  A final decision on camping season dates will be determined in the spring of 2017, after the adoption of the state budget. 

SALT ROCK CAMPGROUND
It is anticipated that the Salt Rock State Park Campground will be CLOSED for the 2017 season.  A final decision on whether the campground will be opened or closed this season will be determined in the spring of 2017, after the adoption of the state budget.
  • 173 Scotland Road (Rte. 97), Baltic, 06330
  • Exit 83 off I-395.  Go left, follow Rte. 97 through Baltic.  2 miles north on the left, just past Salt Rock Road.
  • 71 tent and recreational vehicle (RV) sites. Utilities to some sites, bathroom, dumping station, showers, in-ground swimming pool (opens mid June).
  • Fishing allowed.
  • Two pets/site permitted.
  • Nightly Rates for CT residents:
    • $33/night for a tent site
    • $37/night for a site with electricity and water
    • $40/night for a site with electricity, water, and sewer
      plus a Processing Fee
    • Rates for non-CT residents are $45, $48, and $52 per night plus a Processing Fee.
  • Extended Stay Rates for CT residents:
    • $222/ 7-night week tent sites
    • $249/ 7-night week with electric, and water
    • $270/ 7-night week with electric, water, and sewer
      plus a Processing Fee
  • Extended Stay Rates for non-CT residents:
    • $300/ 7-night week tent sites
    • $330/ 7-night week with electric, and water
    • $352/ 7-night week with electric, water, and sewer
      plus a Processing Fee
  • Campsite Reservations
  • (860) 822-0884
  • Campground Map (PDF):  {Link to Campground Map}
{Link to top of page}
STATE FOREST CAMPING AREAS
AMERICAN LEGION STATE FOREST
It is anticipated that the Austin Hawes Campground in American Legion State Forest will be open for the 2017 season from May 26th through September 4th (daily).  A final decision on camping season dates will be determined in the spring of 2017, after the adoption of the state budget.   
  • West River Road, Pleasant Valley
  • Austin F. Hawes Memorial Campground, midway between Pleasant Valley and Riverton on West River Road. 30 sites in pine woods. Dumping station, bathrooms, showers, fishing. No swimming. One pet/site permitted. Reservations accepted April 8 through Labor Day.
  • The campground is located near State lands that are open to hunting {hunting symbol}
  • $17/night/campsite for CT residents plus a Processing Fee
  • $27/night/campsite for non-CT residents plus a Processing Fee
  • $50/night/Rustic Cabins for CT residents plus a Processing Fee
  • $60/night/Rustic Cabins for non-residents plus a Processing Fee
  • Campsite Reservations
  • Campground Office (860) 379-0922
  • Forest Headquarters (860) 379-2469
  • Campground Map (PDF):  {Link to Campground Map}
It is anticipated that the Green Falls Campground in Pachaug State Forest will be CLOSED for the 2017 season.  A final decision on whether the campground will be opened or closed this season will be determined in the spring of 2017, after the adoption of the state budget
  • Voluntown
  • No reservations are needed; all sites at Pachaug State Forest are available on a first come, first served basis.
  • The campgrounds are located near State lands that are open to hunting {hunting symbol}
  • Two camping areas:
  • CLOSED FOR 2017 SEASON - Green Falls Campground, off Route 138, 3 miles east of Voluntown. 18 wooded sites. Pond fishing, swimming. One pet/site permitted.
It is anticipated that the Mount Misery Campground in Pachaug State Forest will be open for the 2017 season from May 26th through September 4th (daily).  A final decision on camping season dates will be determined in the spring of 2017, after the adoption of the state budget. 
  • Mt. Misery Campground, off route 49, north of Voluntown. 22 wooded sites. Stream fishing, swimming nearby. One pet/site permitted.
HORSE CAMP AREAS
The following campgrounds have been designed exclusively for equestrian use. It is anticipated that they will be open for the 2017 season from May 26th through September 4th (daily).  A final decision on camping season dates will be determined in the spring of 2017, after the adoption of the state budget.  All sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis.  Camping is offered for riders who can provide their own mounts.  Horse rentals are not available.
NATCHAUG STATE FOREST
  • 109 Kingsbury Road, Eastford
  • Silvermine Horse Camp. 15 wooded sites. Basic facilities only - campers are responsible for cleaning sites and carrying out all trash. Pet permitted. No fee.
  • The campground is located on State lands that are open to hunting {hunting symbol}
  • (860) 974-1562
 
  • Voluntown
  • Frog Hollow Horse Camp. 18 semi-wooded sites. Pet permitted.
  • The campground is located on State lands that are open to hunting {hunting symbol}
  • $14/night/campsite for CT residents
  • $24/night/campsite for non-CT residents 
  • (860) 376-4075
{Link to top of page}
 
 
Content updated April 2017