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Address: Day Pond Road, Colchester, CT
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I've been hiking and geocaching here this fall and winter. Nice pond and picnic areas. LOTS of trails to enjoy of any length.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kim C
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East Hampton, Connecticut
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East Hampton, Connecticut
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Thank Kim C
Colchester, Connecticut
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21 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 the grounds are clean, Fishing is allowed

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Thank larry F
Milford, Connecticut
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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. It's a great park, dogs are allowed. I took our dog for a walk and... More 

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Thank Cathy L
Colchester, Connecticut
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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 take my grand kids there .

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2 Thank Tedp1054
Colchester, Connecticut
1 review
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!

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Thank janet92127
Hurst, Texas
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73 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2015

We just happened to see the sign to Day Pond on our way somewhere else while vacationing in Connecticut so we decided to go take a look. This is a beautiful park with lots of trees. We were there in fall so the many colors surrounding the pond made for awesome pictures. There was a large group under a pavilion... More 

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Thank txump
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Nice,but crowded on weekends and folks with loud boomboxes by the pond and in the parking area. Trails were even crowded. A lot of trash lying around in the busy area. And, a couple of very creepy middle aged men.

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Thank Patricia A
East Haddam, Connecticut
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2015

Cute and tiny spot. Nice place to go fishing with kids. Cute little swimming area and picnic spots. Love the stone bridge/waterfall. Pretty spot without any cost.

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Thank Smittenkitten2014
Colchester, Connecticut
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2014

It is close to home and a nice place for kids to run around and ride your bike. But don't go in the water unless you like leaches and fungal infections

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1 Thank Renee J
Colchester, Connecticut
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54 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2013

Nice place for a picnic. Small pond. Water has muddy appearance. Mostly local users. If you are going to travel, there are more desirable lakes in the area.

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1 Thank LakeHouseGuy

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