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Burr Pond State Park

In the Area

Other Nearby State Recreation Areas Include:

Black Rock State Park, Thomaston/Watertown
Location: 2 miles west of Thomaston on Route 6
Activities:  Picnicking, Camping, Swimming, Fishing, Hiking

John A. Minetto State Park, Torrington
Location: 6 miles north of Torrington on Route 272
Activities: Fishing, Picnicking

Mt. Tom State Park, Litchfield
Location: 3 1/2 miles west of Bantam off Route 202
Activities: Picnicking, Swimming, Fishing, Hiking, Boating (non-motorized)

Topsmead State Forest, Litchfield 
Location: From Route 118 turn left (coming from Torrington) or right (coming from Litchfield) onto East Litchfield Road. Proceed to the first right and turn onto Buell Road.  Follow for 1/8 mile. Turn right onto Chase Road.  The parking lot is on the right.
Activities: Walking, House Tours, Birding, Cross Country Skiing