DEEP: Camping Areas - CT State Parks and Forests

2020 STATE PARK CAMPING AREAS
 
**Rustic cabin reservations include a processing fee and occupancy tax.
BLACK ROCK STATE PARK
The Black Rock State Park Campground will be open for the 2020 season from May 24th through September 1 (daily).  Walk-in seasons: April 10 - May 21, and September 6 - September 30 (daily). 
DEVIL'S HOPYARD STATE PARK
The Devil's Hopyard Campground will be OPEN for the 2020 season from April 10 through October 11.
HAMMONASSET BEACH STATE PARK 

The Hammonasset Beach State Park campground will be open for the 2020 season from May 22 through October 12th (daily). Walk-in seasons: May 15-21 and September 6 - October 11.

  • 1288 Boston Post Road (Route 1), Madison
  • William F. Miller Campground. 558 open sites. Concession, dumping station, bathrooms, showers. Salt water swimming and fishing. Individual fireplaces not provided. No pets.
  • $20/night/campsite for CT residents plus a Processing Fee
  • $35/night/campsite w/electric & water hook-up for CT residents plus a Processing Fee
  • $30/night/campsite for non-CT residents plus a Processing Fee
  • $45/night/campsite w/electric & water hook-up for non-CT residents plus a Processing Fee
  • Campsite Reservations
  • Campground Office (203) 245-1817
  • Park Office (203) 245-2785
  • Campground Map (PDF):  {Link to Campground Map}   
Cabins can be reserved by the week only (Sunday to Sunday). 
HOPEVILLE POND STATE PARK
The Hopeville Pond State Park Campground will be open for the 2020 season from May 22 through September 6 (daily).  Walk-in seasons: April 17-May 21 and September 6-October 11.
  • 929 Hopeville Road, Griswold
  • 80 wooded sites near pond. Dumping station, bathrooms, showers. Fishing, swimming. No pets.
  • $17/night/campsite for CT residents plus a Processing Fee
  • $27/night/campsite for non-CT residents plus a Processing Fee
  • Campsite Reservations
  • Campground Office (860) 376-0313
  • Park Office (860) 376-2920
  • $27/night/campsite w/electric & water hookup for CT residents.
  • $37/night/campsite w/electric & water hookup for non-CT residents
  • Campground Map (PDF):  {Link to Campground Map}
Cabin available for reservation. Minimum three nights:
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HOUSATONIC MEADOWS STATE PARK
The Housatonic Meadows State Park Campground will be open for the 2020 season from May 22 through September 6 (daily).      
 
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KETTLETOWN STATE PARK
The Kettletown State Park Campground will be open for the 2020 season from May 22 through September 6 (daily). 
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LAKE WARAMAUG STATE PARK
The Lake Waramaug State Park Campground will be open for the 2020 season from May 22 through September 6 (daily). 
MACEDONIA BROOK STATE PARK
The Macedonia Brook State Park Campground will be open for the 2020 season from April 10 through September 6 (daily). Walk-in season: April 10-May 21 .
  • 159 Macedonia Brook Road, Kent
  • 51 sites in rustic setting. Stream fishing, excellent hiking, no swimming. No pets. Reservations accepted April 12 through Labor Day.
  • ALCOHOL PROHIBITEDPlease 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 2020 season from April 10th through September 6 (daily). Walk-in seasons: April 10-May 21 and September 6 -October 11 (daily). 
ROCKY NECK STATE PARK

The Rocky Neck State Park Campground will be open for the 2020 season from May 22 through September 6 (daily).  Walk-in season: May 15 - May 21, September 6-October 11.

Cabins can be reserved by the week only (Sunday to Sunday).
SALT ROCK CAMPGROUND
The Salt Rock State Park Campground will be open for the 2020 season, from May 22 through September 6 (daily). Walk-in seasons: May 15-May 21 and September 6 - October 11.
  • 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 2020 season from April 10 through October 11 (daily).     
The Green Falls Campground in Pachaug State Forest will be open for the 2020 season, from April 10 through October 11 (daily). 
  • Voluntown
  • Reservations are needed
  • ALCOHOL PROHIBITEDPlease do not bring alcoholic beverages. 
  • The campgrounds are located near State lands that are open to hunting {hunting symbol}
  • Two camping areas:
  • 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 2020 season from April 10 through October 11 (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.

Open April 10, close on Thanksgiving. Available on a first-come, first-served basis. Camping is offered for riders providing their own mounts. Horse rentals 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) 928-6121 (Mashamoquet Brook State Park Office)
The Natchaug State Forest Horse Camping Area is closed for hazard tree removal, until further notice. 
 
  • 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}
  • $17/night/campsite for CT residents plus a Processing Fee
  • $27/night/campsite for non-CT residents plus a Processing Fee
  • Campground Closes Columbus Day (10/12/2020) at Noon 
  • (860) 376-4075
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Content updated February 2020