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Kettletown State Park

Activities include camping, freshwater fishing, hiking, and picnicking.

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Activities include camping, freshwater fishing, hiking, and picnicking..

The park, situated in the towns of Southbury and Oxford, contains 605 acres and was originally inhabited by the Pootatuck Indians, members Algonquin group. Early colonists reportedly traded one brass kettle for use of the land for hunting and fishing. Eventually, the settlers acquired the area in 1758. The cool waters of the Housatonic River make the park and Lake Zoar and popular recreation destination. The campground offers 63 sites in both open and wooded setting.

Pricing: Weekdays: free. Weekends and holidays: free for CT vehicles; $15/out-of-state vehicles; off-season free.

Other Amenities: Fishing, Hiking Trails

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Location:

1400 George's Hill Rd.
Southbury, CT 06488

Hours:

8 a.m.-sunset.

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