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Macedonia Brook State Park

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Accidental cisit

We drove through here in one of those "SatNav" adventures. We'd typed in what we thought was the... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018
Charles_and_Susan
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Nothing like a babbling brook

The brook that runs through this park is so tranquil. It is a great place for hiking and picnics... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2018
RosemaryK156
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Newport, Kentucky
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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

We drove through here in one of those "SatNav" adventures. We'd typed in what we thought was the code for Kent Falls State Park but apparent the SatNav recognises two places and we chose the wrong one. It looked a lovely place as we drove...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Charles_and_Susan
Reviewed 20 May 2018

The brook that runs through this park is so tranquil. It is a great place for hiking and picnics. There are many trails of varying levels and nice roads to simply take a walk. The "facilities" are primitive. Picnic tables and grills are available next...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank RosemaryK156
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Would be a nice camping experience, but the NO BEER policy is ridiculous. Even though we had no beer, the staff spied on us at our site at night to try to "catch us" with beer. They even looked inside the tent and car. Felt...More

Date of experience: June 2017
4  Thank Rapid28
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

The Macedonia Brook State park is beautiful in the fall with hiking trails and foliage in the county. The area is lush and green and a nice place o enjoy a fall day.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank LollysLook
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I came here twice during our stay in Connecticut. The first time we did the yellow trail and it was okay, with the leaves falling sometimes the trail was hard to see. The second day we had a much better experience we...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Nsobiepan
Reviewed 19 September 2017

This is a long hike and a significant part of it involves scaling rocks on all fours. But when it is done you will be exhilarated. You need some level of conditioning and strength to make it through. there are 3 or 4 scenic summits...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Walter11_22
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We hiked all the way up the mountain, saw beautiful views, but then returning down did not pay better attention to the trail markers, or they just weren't there. It is moderate to difficult and there is a scramble towards the top, as people mentioned....More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Kimbo54
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Very nice place for an easy hike, a picnic and even some brook fishing. Wasn't buggy yet in late April but might be in May.

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank Gerard46209
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Great place to hike and to explore. Camping season ends a little early in the year it seems. Prettiest spot I have found in the prettiest corner of CT! The blue trail can be treacherous at points. Lots of fun, but don't take your overweight...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank sparrish5
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Macedonia State Park is a little known delight. Great hiking trails and views toward the Catskills Mountains in NY State. The Macedonia Brook flows through the entire park, providing a fabulous backdrop for campers and day trip picnic visitors.

Date of experience: October 2016
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No swimming but you can fish
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