In the Area
Other Nearby State Recreation Areas Include:
Putnam Memorial State Park, Redding
Location: Turn left out of Bennett’s Pond State Park parking lot and travel for ¾ mile to Route 7. Turn right (south) on Route 7 and follow 2.9 miles to Topstone Road. Go left (east) on Topstone for 2 miles to its end. Go left (north) on Umpawaug Road and follow for one mile to Route 53/Redding Road. Go right (south) on Route 53/Redding Road for 2.5 miles. Turn left (east) onto Route 107 and follow for 3.7 mile to park entrance on left.
Activities: Historical Site, Picnicking, Interpretive Trail, Museum, Youth Group Camping, Pond Fishing, Ice-skating
Seth Low Pierrepont State Park, Ridgefield
Location: Turn left out of Bennett’s Pond State Park parking lot and travel for ¾ mile to Route 7. Turn right (south) on Route 7 and follow 1.0 mile to intersection with Route 35 (Danbury Road). Follow Route 35 south 2.7 miles to intersection with Main Street. Go right (north) for 0.1 mile and bear left onto Route 116. Follow 116 north 2.1 miles and turn right (east) on Barlow Mountain Road. Follow for 0.3 mile and turn left. Follow signs for car-top boat launch/park entrance.
Activities: Boating, Fishing, Hiking,