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Great vantage point for Fall foliage.

This is a fairly small state park, which is divided into two sections. The lower section is a... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Southport, Connecticut
Lovely, quiet beach and park

A couple friends and I came here one warm Sunday afternoon to enjoy the sunshine and the beach, and... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
Hartford, Connecticut
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Reviewed 26 May 2018

We were touring New England from the UK as our Golden Wedding Anniversary Trip. We wanted to do some walking so tried all the State Park Mountains that we came across. Mount Tom was quiet when we were there so we parked at the bottom...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank neilmac1947
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I hiked the Mount Tom Tower trail in early October as part of aNew England fall foliage tour. We're not regular or experienced hikers and we were huffing and puffing for the last stretch of the half mile hike up, but the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank BethanyJD
Reviewed 12 October 2017

This is a fairly small state park, which is divided into two sections. The lower section is a beach, on a very small lake (called Mt Tom Pond). We saw people swimming in the lake, and others on the shore, and one guy about to...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Hans_Sachs
Reviewed 10 October 2017

You must hike the tower. Fabulous and very private perch. Great view and the scenery nice too. As little rocky 1 Milwaukee but worth it

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank KentO865
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This is a good hike to do with family in all seasons. Kids love the stone tower on top. Summer time combine it with a dip in the lake and in winter time it's fun sliding around on snowy trail. Stop by at Arethusa Farm...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Pratigya K
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I visited the lake with a few friends yesterday and last Autumn, and I must say this place is beautiful! I love the quaint beach, the colorful and friendly fish, the quiet surroundings, the adorable towns nearby. I have yet to hike up to the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank ShiraFusionTravel
Reviewed 12 June 2017

A couple friends and I came here one warm Sunday afternoon to enjoy the sunshine and the beach, and had a wonderful time. The water and beach are clean, and there are picnic tables in the shade for those who don't want to swim. It's...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank dustythoughts
Reviewed 29 May 2017

It's Memorial Day weekend, and Nina and I are with our traveling friends, Gabe and Debbie for a relaxing Saturday at the state park in Litchfield. As it happened the waterfront was almost empty of visitors. This is not the usual situation. But, for fishing,...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank joemiller2016
Reviewed 2 May 2017

clean grounds. rather small so easy to keep an eye on the little ones but parking fills up fast. grills for barbequing on site

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank AdamsD312
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This is a great "starter" hike. It's a steady incline but only just over a mile round trip Our dogs handled it easily. There are some great forest views on the way up, and the views are amazing at the top of the tower. The...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Ed G
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