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Hopeville Pond State Park

929 Hopeville Rd, Griswold, CT 06351-1417
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Lovely Park with nice camping

I've been going here since I was a kid, and though sometimes the water seems murky, it's a great... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Heather B
Norwich, Connecticut
Our new favorite local campground

I grew up in Griswold and my mom is still there, so when we went looking for a place to camp near... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
New England, USA
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929 Hopeville Rd, Griswold, CT 06351-1417
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

I've been going here since I was a kid, and though sometimes the water seems murky, it's a great picnic spot. The camping is also great.

Thank Heather B
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

I grew up in Griswold and my mom is still there, so when we went looking for a place to camp near Mom, this was one of several options. The others are commercial campgrounds, but we enjoy boondocking, so Hopeville was our choice. After reading...More

Thank QQ2008
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We camped over fourth of July weekend and had a really good time. Hopeville has two beaches and you can hike, fish, swim, boat, ride bikes or just relax. The campground quiets down nicely at night. Well worth a stay.

Thank silvaja01
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Last year or was free entry except on the weekends. State residents get discounts. Great place for picnic with small beach area nearby. No lifeguard. Lots of walking areas and gorgeous in the fall.

1  Thank Donna B
Reviewed 7 September 2016

No matter what time of year I go to the beach, it is always quiet, peaceful and serene. I have not used the camping or boating facilities yet. It's clean and well kept. No lifeguard or snack bar but there ARE traditional lavatories.

Thank GetawayGal23
Reviewed 29 July 2016

It can only be state cuts to funding for state parks that could account for the condition of this place. (Concession stand is shuttered.) A real shame!!! If you venture here, go straight to the beach area. The folks, who enjoy this place really seem...More

1  Thank Abernathy15
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Great for early morning dog walking but not much of a beach to speak of. Very loud campers And overflowing trash containers with people playing loud annoying music with disregard for all others. And when you say something your the idiot in their eyes.

1  Thank Richard G
Reviewed 28 June 2016

A decent state park with clean and small campsite, yet you’ll have your privacy. That's a good thing because you won't feel overwhelmed by a lot of people with cars, trucks or trailers. There’re 2 swimming areas, the further one is big and nice, with...More

2  Thank vietjul
Reviewed 15 September 2015

This was a fairly local, long weekend camping trip for me, and was so lovely! The park is accessible but feels totally off the beaten path (a big plus!). We stayed in the campground and everything was easy and nice. Pretty small, family-friendly campground, but...More

1  Thank Laurel D
Reviewed 8 September 2015

We didn't overnight here, but stopped by for hiking. This is a pretty small but very nice state park. The hiking trails are short but very scenic. A lot of people here were fishing and kayaking. Nice beaches for lake swimming. The campsites look large...More

Thank Rich M
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