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Day Pond State Park

Day Pond Road, Colchester, CT
+1 860-424-3200
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Lots of trails

Its your choice how long you want to stay here, you could stay all day, or just go on a quick 1... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Alison R
,
Charlotte, North Carolina
Day Pond

This is a good place for families with small children. The swimming area is very small and... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Terry P
,
Colchester, Connecticut
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good23%
  • Average23%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“swimming area” (3 reviews)
“eagle scout” (2 reviews)
“hike” (2 reviews)
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Day Pond Road, Colchester, CT
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+1 860-424-3200
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Its your choice how long you want to stay here, you could stay all day, or just go on a quick 1 hour hike. Theres a lot to choose from. There are various points around the park to park your car and meet at a...More

Thank Alison R
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is a good place for families with small children. The swimming area is very small and contained. No lifeguards. A good place to introduce young people to the out-of-doors. The rest rooms were clean. When we were there with our grandsons, there was a...More

Thank Terry P
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

The trail at Day Pond was not too difficult or technical while carrying a baby (ours is 8 months old) in a carrier. It's about 2.5 miles in length with a couple hills that will leave you breathing harder. If you enter the loop nearer...More

Thank kevcharr
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

I recently moved back to Colchester. My twins are 16 months old and I'm always looking for opportunities to let them be around water that is a reasonable distance from home. We tried out Day Pond this morning. The last time I had driven through...More

Thank kristen537
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Was taken here by my dad as a teen, although we lived quite a distance away. Our son and his friends spent many a summer day swimming here. Good place to teach kids how to fish also. Lately pond has been closed off and on...More

Thank Kat H
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

I've been hiking and geocaching here this fall and winter. Nice pond and picnic areas. LOTS of trails to enjoy of any length.

Thank Kimberly C
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Has a sandy beach approx 100' frontage, some picnic tables , no trash cans ( take what you bring with you ) there is an out house of some type, I went in once , will never go back in...bring your own potty paper. overall...More

Thank larry F
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Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

We had about 20 in our group, ranging from 5-65. We had a great time, there are many spots to choose from, some with grills others without. Lots of families were there having a great time as well. The pond,beach and bathrooms were all clean....More

Thank Cathy L
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Reviewed 28 May 2016

this is were I taught my kids to fish and we had a lot of picnic there. But the state dose not have money to clean up the pond and it has gone to hell. My kids used to swim there and I will not...More

2  Thank Tedp1054
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Reviewed 7 April 2016

I have just discovered this park and love it! The falls were a welcome surprise! Moderate hiking trails with creek and rock jumping required. The fallen trees, some blocking the trail, just add to ambience here. It is amazingly beautiful!

Thank janet92127
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