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Nice surprise in the middle of a neighborhood

I am visiting my Aunt & Uncle in Stratford, CT from CA and it's my first time in CT. It is a... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Faye G
Brea, California
Hidden Gem

Great for a short hike and if you like the forest then you'll love this place! A little tricky to... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
Kevin W
Stratford, Connecticut
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700 Peters Ln, Stratford, CT 06614-8920
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

I am visiting my Aunt & Uncle in Stratford, CT from CA and it's my first time in CT. It is a beautiful state and I thoroughly enjoyed our little ride to the Roosevelt Forest. What a lovely park and area. I loved the big...More

Thank Faye G
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Another great spot to spend the day! Paths to hike if you wish. Perhaps a basket lunch and a bottle of wine with a loved one. The Forest is so enchanting, close your eyes and just listen to the music of the animals, and breezes...More

1  Thank Ben L
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I went with my wife to get a feel for the forest. We were amazed with the density of the forest as we live in a wooded area ourselves. The trails were wide and well groomed , we have been back all summer and into...More

Reviewed 25 April 2017

Great for a short hike and if you like the forest then you'll love this place! A little tricky to find (GPS not very helpful) just continue on down the road after the GPS says that you've arrived. Parking in the parking lot requires a...More

2  Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Limited parking and it's possible to camp out here. Not many animals for a forest but that's probably all the surrounding development. Love to come here for a walk or bike ride on the trails.

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Trails, mountain biking, youth camping with permit, town residents only. About six miles of trails. Nothing too rugged. Nice pavilion with fire place, several fire pits and picnic tables.

Thank fpxc1
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Roosevelt Forest is a wonderful fquiet place to walk, or just sit on a bench overlooking the pond. There is a covered pavilion for picnics and walking trails. Not a lot of activities available, but perfect for a short hike or family picnic.

Thank Helen A
Reviewed 9 March 2016

A truly wonderful place!!! You can walk on a variety of trails- flat or up and down. You can bring your dog as long as they are on leash and you clean up. The have picnic tables, fire pits and a pavillion. a great way...More

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 10 February 2016

I had no idea that Stratford was more than beaches and river. But this hidden gem for short quick hikes / walks is beautiful. Hard to get lost and there are cute short trails. Good for small kids or someone who doesn't have enough time...More

1  Thank Moni3kids
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Great place to get away! What a beautiful, relaxing place to spend the day. So many good walks and places to sit and see the beauty!

Thank Terry B
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