Stratton Brook State Park, Simsbury

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Stratton Brook State Park is a public recreation area located in the town of Simsbury, Connecticut. Among its notable features is the Massaco Forest Pavilion, built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1935. The state park offers picnicking, fishing, swimming, hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, and ice fishing as well as a seasonal nature center.
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  • Swimming pond was closed to swimming from covid rules. Walked the trails in the woods- sticking to the most beaten path. Found a water area for the kids to put their feet in. The park had lots of...  more »
  • Went for a socially distance visit with our granddaughter and my handicapped wife ... park was almost empty on a Tuesday but we did a rollator friendly walk, played on the beach and watched the baby.....  more »
  • It's falling into disrepair, like most of Connecticut's state parks, but is still beautiful. This park has a gorgeous sandy beach, shaded picnic area with grills, and a fairly clean pond with a long, gradual, slope. Combined with the flush toilets this is the perfect place to take a family.
  • Wonderful place! My son enjoyed swimming there, we made grilled chicken there. They have grills but we brought our own. Our dogs also came with us. And at the end we walk on a trail, I loved it! Clean restrooms.
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