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Great place to relax

Great forested area to fish, hike, picnic and just plain old relax. We've been going here for... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
Kat H
Colchester, Connecticut
via mobile
GREAT riverside trail.

Definitely one of the better hiking areas in Eastern CT. A rushing river, great trails, and good... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

We gone by this area many time. Finally, we did stop and walk in the area. They clear paths. You do see some wild flowers, mushrooms and many birds. We did see family and children in bathing suits. You see families with children all ages...More

Thank 827maryannb
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

A very nice State Park. Great place for kids to play in the river without fear of it being too deep. Can bring your dog who can also go in the river if it is a water lover. There are places to go fly fishing....More

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Great place to fish, bike, walk and just enjoy the outdoors. There are handicap ramps for fishing. Old rail tunnels to enjoy. Parking available.

Thank kuchymarie
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Wonderful place to take the kids and dogs out. Lots of opportunities to throw rocks into the water and allow the dogs to swim. The airline trail cuts through and can make a little more than a 3 mile loop. It’s beautiful!

1  Thank Sarah F
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Great forested area to fish, hike, picnic and just plain old relax. We've been going here for years. Very scenic and pleasant area to hike and adventure. Viaduct on East Hampton side is an interesting adventure. Covered bridge on Colchester side is scenic and historic...More

Thank Kat H
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Nature lovers can enjoy swimming, fishing, tubing and shade. A historic covered bridge will welcome you to the forest and guide your entry into a beautiful woodland lined road. Easy access from the roadside will allow you to pick the best spot for your adventure....More

Thank histbuff0313
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Definitely one of the better hiking areas in Eastern CT. A rushing river, great trails, and good views

Thank ryandz001
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Considered one of the pristine waterways in the state, as no farm or industry drains into these waters. Peak time for kayaking is March-April. Salmon River dumps into the Connecticut River at Goodspeed. Plenty of trails and yes some for bikes...look up Airline Trails for...More

2  Thank robertsE2642VC
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Great if you are trying to find a quite place to get away from the kids also a great place to bring kids.

Thank Mark A
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Very pretty, very quiet, easy to get to and park. Paths are good for little ones and easy to get down to river.

Thank squashman24
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16 June 2016|
Response from Janice402 | Reviewed this property |
There was one platform over the water but it was small and I do not remember if a person in a wheelchair could go from the parking area to that platform easily, nor do I remember if I had to step up to get on to the platform.