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Hiking on a beautiful day!

This is a great park to hike in for EASY hiking. It was a warm day, beautiful sunshine and the... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
Huntington, New York
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Beautiful and Peaceful

We visited shortly after a major storm, so a couple of the trails were still blocked by fallen... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
Laurel, Maryland
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Grove Street, New Milford, CT 06776
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Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

This is a great park to hike in for EASY hiking. It was a warm day, beautiful sunshine and the trails were easy to maneuver. The view of the river and woods are beautiful. There is plenty of parking available. Everyone enjoyed our early morning...More

2  Thank maries939
Reviewed 10 June 2018

We visited shortly after a major storm, so a couple of the trails were still blocked by fallen trees. However, a lot of effort had been made to clear many of them and we were able to go all the way to the bluff overview...More

2  Thank Bluebonnet2009
Reviewed 23 January 2018

walked onto bridge to view the ice dams in the river the view is spectacular and well worth the trip

Thank cathy c
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This lovely lovely park started with the restoration of a beautiful cast iron bridge over the Housatonic river. There are now trails that wind through the woods on both sides of the bridge. When hiking in some of them you are rewarded with glimpses of...More

1  Thank krokro
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Easy short hike and you can see everything in an hour or so. Great views of the river, steel bridge an old ruins.

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 22 October 2017

It was a very nice natural forested park. We were attracted first by the beautiful old iron bridge over the river, and there were other information signs too telling about the history of the owners of the area and previous homes on the land. Nice...More

1  Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 20 October 2017

a nice spot to walk in New Milford (I grew up here- now live in Va.) - you have great views of the river gorge below, as well as take your picture on the restored lover's leap bridge, overlooking the spot tradition has it, that...More

1  Thank Bob B
Reviewed 18 October 2017

This is an awesome place to hike!! There are trails that go way up to the top of a mountain. There is also a legend that when the land was ruled by an Indian Chief Waramaug of the Pootatuck tribe of western Connecticut and his...More

2  Thank Sherry J
Reviewed 8 August 2017

A great place to take a hike with pretty scenic views. My sister and I love coming here to enjoy a nice day of hiking

Thank Cathleen B
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Nice hiking trails, beautiful views overlooking the lake. Lovely scene with the restored bridge. Good hiking place with your dog but look out for broken glass especially on the rocky overlook of the lake.

Thank Mjrrnc
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11 May 2018|
Response from cathy c | Reviewed this property |
I do not know the answer to that but it is a state park so you might have to check with the state good luck and happy wedding cathy
16 July 2017|
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Response from lovepuglet | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of parking, lot is at entrance