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Collis P. Huntington State Park

Old Dodgingtown Rd, Redding, CT
+1 860-424-3000
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First State Park in Connnecticut

Encampments remain from 1778 when the Patriot soldiers spent the winter here. The conditions they... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2016
Jean T
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Redding, Connecticut
Great place to hike, bike, and more!

My mother, sister, dog, and I went on a hike here. We were very impressed by the well groomed... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2016
Shannon D
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Old Dodgingtown Rd, Redding, CT
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

Encampments remain from 1778 when the Patriot soldiers spent the winter here. The conditions they lived in are evident and harsh. Bronze statue of General Putnam on his horse created by Anna Hyatt Huntington is standing at the entrance to the park.. Visit the Information...More

Thank Jean T
Reviewed 28 July 2016

My mother, sister, dog, and I went on a hike here. We were very impressed by the well groomed trails and will definitely go again! There are miles and miles of trails to explore with several lakes and ponds, any age or ability can enjoy!...More

Thank Shannon D
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Great for a walk, hike, kayak or trail run but really shines in the single track. Many trails of all levels. No freeride stuff but lots of rock gardens and some good flowey lines. Some good climbing as well.

Thank Charlie S
Reviewed 14 May 2016

at any given time you'll see horseback riders, backpackers, hikers, dogs, kayakers, and sketch artists here. It's a great place to visit, take a long walk, or just sit.

Thank mooshai
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

This park is for everyone! Families, couples, solo hikers, byciclers, dogs ponds and strollers! There are many different entrances and thus trails but they all can eventually lead towards water where you can fish or canoe or kayak. Great place to spend time :)

Thank Samantha N
Reviewed 9 December 2015

We liked the park very much. It has a wide "main trail", relatively smooth & flat that is good for walking, jogging or mountain biking. While we walked the length of that path, we passed a number of people walking their dogs, and several joggers...More

Thank NYBike
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Nice green space, usually not crowded, as we all have big yards up here, anyway. Good hiking and cross country skiing. Nice pond, too, which people sometimes clear for skating, although I haven't noticed that in the last couple of years.

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 14 October 2015

For almost 30 years, we have enjoyed Huntington Park. The walking trails are well maintained and marked. It is one of few places that horses are permitted, and the main trails for them are wide, flat with heavy duty bridges which safely hold their weight....More

Thank SMS-MJS
Reviewed 14 October 2015

This is the place to go to get away for awhile and commune with nature. The extensive trail system ensures that you don't have a deluge of people right on top of you. The trails around the lake are very scenic and the remains of...More

Thank M L
Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

Wide open trails or smaller foot paths... Great scenery and the perfect place to forget about life for a while

Thank Mary S
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