DEEP: Camping Areas - CT State Parks and Forests

2017 STATE PARK CAMPING AREAS
 
 
The official 2017 camping season for the open campgrounds will run from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.
BLACK ROCK STATE PARK
The Black Rock State Park Campground will be open for the 2017 season from May 26th through September 4th (daily). 
DEVIL'S HOPYARD STATE PARK
The Devil's Hopyard Campground will be CLOSED for the 2017 season. 
HAMMONASSET BEACH STATE PARK 

The Hammonasset Beach State Park campground will be open for the 2017 season from May 26th through September 4th (daily). 

HOPEVILLE POND STATE PARK
The Hopeville Pond State Park Campground will be open for the 2017 season from May 26th through September 4th (daily).  
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HOUSATONIC MEADOWS STATE PARK
The Housatonic Meadows State Park Campground will be open for the 2017 season from May 26th through September 4th (daily).     
 
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KETTLETOWN STATE PARK
The Kettletown State Park Campground will be open for the 2017 season from May 26th through September 4th (daily). 
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LAKE WARAMAUG STATE PARK
The Lake Waramaug State Park Campground will be open for the 2017 season from May 26th through September 4th (daily). 
MACEDONIA BROOK STATE PARK
The Macedonia Brook State Park Campground will be CLOSED for the 2017 season. 
  • 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
The Mashamoquet Brook State Park Campground will be open for the 2017 season from May 26th through September 4th (daily). 
ROCKY NECK STATE PARK

The Rocky Neck State Park Campground will be open for the 2017 season from May 26th through September 4th (daily). 

SALT ROCK CAMPGROUND
The Salt Rock State Park Campground will be CLOSED for the 2017 season. 
  • 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}
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STATE FOREST CAMPING AREAS
AMERICAN LEGION STATE FOREST
The Austin Hawes Campground in American Legion State Forest will be open for the 2017 season from May 26th through September 4th (daily).     
  • 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}
The Green Falls Campground in Pachaug State Forest will be CLOSED for the 2017 season. 
  • 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.
The Mount Misery Campground in Pachaug State Forest will be open for the 2017 season from May 26th through September 4th (daily). 
  • 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. They will be open for the 2017 season from May 26th through September 4th (daily). 
 
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
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Content updated July 2017