10 Ideal Picnic Spots in Connecticut
What's your idea of a great picnic spot?
When you choose a picnic area, what type of accouterments do you need to make it perfect? Maybe some shade or water like a lake or ocean? How about some good solid picnic tables, or tether ball? Tether ball?! Here are ten awesome Connecticut picnic locations that could work for a family or your group of friends.
Kent Falls Park is located at 462 Kent-Cornwall Road (Route 7) in Kent. The park is open 8 AM to 7 PM through the summer. Call 860-927-3238 for more more info.
Tarrywile Park & Mansion is located at 70 Southern Blvd. in Danbury, and is open from sunrise to sunset. For more info, call 203-744-3130.
Open from sunrise to sunset, Harrybrooke Park is located at 100 Still River Drive in New Milford and pets are NOT allowed in the park.
Squantz Pond Park is located right next Squantz Pond at 178 Shortwoods Rd. in New Fairfield and is open 8 AM until sunset.
Putnam Park is located at 499 Blackrock Turnpike in Redding.
Indian Wells is located at 1 Indian Well Road in Shelton and is open from 8 AM to sunset. Alcohol IS NOT allowed.
You can find Lake Waramaug State Park at 30 Lake Waramaug Rd. in New Preston and is open from 8 AM until sunset.
Located on Rt. 202 in Litchfield, Mount Town State Park is opened from Memorial Day until Labor Day from 8 AM until sunset.
Housatonic Meadows is located right on the banks of the Housatonic River on Rt.7 in Sharon. The park is open from 8 AM till sunset and alcohol is not allowed.
Lover's Leap is on Grove Road in New Milford and is a walk-in park and is open from 8 AM until sunset.