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Go to the well to see one of the best tiny waterfalls in CT

I went with a group of friends and my two children (ages 6 & 9) to go to the same swimming hole... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
Amy A
Herndon, Virginia
State park average

Been going here since i was very young, the best time to go is before memorial day and after labor... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2016
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  • Average21%
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  • Terrible7%
25 Jun 2018
“OK Place to cool off on hot days along the Housatonic River.”
7 Mar 2018
“Dog walk”
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

I went with a group of friends and my two children (ages 6 & 9) to go to the same swimming hole that I went to as a kid and my parents went to when they were young. There was a group of daredevils there...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Amy A
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We live less than a mile away from this park but rarely go. Don't get me wrong: the park is pretty. It has picnic facilities, a boat ramp, and (tucked away in the woods) a lovely waterfall. But the state has fallen down badly on...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank PeteSPD
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Been going here since i was very young, the best time to go is before memorial day and after labor day! The NY cars make this place a place to avoid during summer for the locals! State cutbacks and folks who skirt the entrance fee...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Zetti74
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

About an hour and 20 minute drive from NY, capacity of about 500 cars and land to BBQ that feels almost infinite, lacks one thing, a good water to swim in. Almost swamp like, it's sad the water could be this dirty on a property...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Mayor P
Reviewed 19 July 2016

the swimming are did not look very clean and the "hike to the waterfall" was about 2 minutes and there were people standing there changing to go in to the small pool at the bottom of the waterfall

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Laura W
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Indian wells has a ton of empty picnic tables next to the river, ample (paid) parking and a lovely waterfall to hike to. Perfect date spot for the summer!

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank robinm489
Reviewed 12 May 2016

Love this place it's clean and family friendly just big enough to have a picnic and watch the boats go by. Some days you can even see a bi-plane!

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Catherine L
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Beautiful hidden oasis in Shelton. Great area for all to visit! A wonderful location for boating and relaxing! Visiting the waterfall is a must!

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank luv2danz4u
Reviewed 26 April 2016

My husband and I go in spring and fall to enjoy the views of the river and read. A good place to go for families and boaters as there is a boat ramp and a place to grill and also a covered area to get...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank OwlsR50hoots
Reviewed 25 March 2016

I had no idea this community existed off the trafficy roadway, but co-worker's invite introduced me to it. The occasion was a picnic which included a fireworks show and a lot of boating on the Housatonic. Most of the neighbors I met had lived there...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Barb O
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