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Gillette Castle State Park, Connecticut

   

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AMENITIES:
Tent camping is available
Fishing
Boating
Picnic and Barbecue area is available

Activities: boating, fishing, hiking, swimming and biking

This is a fine place for boating. Outdoors recreation is abundant, some of the cool stuff you can do is playing golf, swimming, hiking, whitewater paddling, and fishing, so there's no way to get bored. How long has it been since you went for a camping trip? Gillette Castle State Park in Connecticut is such a great place.
Gillette Castle State Park is often visited by the people from Chester. So many enjoyable things in close proximity to Gillette Castle State Park, and to be at this place
 
    is always fun.
The workforce that runs this campground and all the fun things to do have folks coming from far and wide. The good local attractions and the close by outdoors recreation will undeniably have you coming back time
 and again.
Loads of people stay here in order to be close to Gillette Castle State Park. This segment of Connecticut has a great deal of outdoors activities on hand.
Salmon River has a class II run of whitewater close by. The 4.6-mile-in-length Old Route 2 to covered bridge at Highway 16 sector is good to paddle. This run of Salmon River is suited for kayak paddlers who haven't been kayak paddling for so long. In case you are going kayak paddling, you should always check restrictions. Bring the young ones on some fun rides at nearby Amf Saybrook Lanes, and if you are trying to locate a marina, Chester Point Marina is in the vicinity. Everybody enjoys an enjoyable trip to close
 
by A New World Laser Tag; Fox Hopyard Golf Club is a fine golf course close by. A campground like this is too nice to miss. For all you boaters, Hays Haven Marina is a nice marina close at hand, and a journey to Stannard Beach is always a fine idea.  

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Other campgrounds near Gillette Castle State Park, Connecticut:

   Selden Neck State Park, Hadlyme, 1 miles away
      
   Wolf's Den Family Campground, East Haddam, 2 miles away
      
   Wolf's Den, East Haddam, 2 miles away
      
   Wolf's Den Family Campground, East Haddam, 2 miles away
      
   Devil's Hopyard State Park, East Haddam, 3 miles away
      
   Sunrise Resort, Moodus, 5 miles away
      
   Grandview Camp Resort and Cottages, Moodus, 5 miles away
      
   Markham Meadows Campgrounds, East Hampton, 7 miles away
      
   Salem Farms Campground, Salem, 9 miles away
      
   Witch Meadow Lake Campsites, Salem, 9 miles away
      

Marinas near Gillette Castle State Park, Connecticut:

   Hays Haven Marina, Chester, 1 miles away

   Chester Point Marina, Chester, 1 miles away

   Chrisholm Marina, Chester, 1 miles away

   Brewer Deep River Marina, Deep River, 2 miles away

   Andrews Marina, Haddam, 3 miles away


Paddling Rivers Near Gillette Castle State Park, Connecticut:

   Salmon River, New London County, 10 miles away
      Class II - 4.6 miles long (Old Route 2 to covered bridge at Highway 16)

   Hammonasset River, Middlesex / New Haven County, 14 miles away
      Class I-II - 2 miles long (Summer Hill Road to Green Hill Road)

   Roaring Brook River, Hartford County, 16 miles away
      Class III-IV - 3 miles long (Cold Brook Road to Route 17)

   Whitewater Outfitter - White Water Outfitt, Suffolk County, 28 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter

   Natchaug River, Tolland / Windham County, 28 miles away
      Class II-IV - 0.9 miles long (England Road to Route 198)


Public Lands near Gillette Castle State Park, Connecticut:

   Quinebaug & Shetucket Rivers Valley National Heritage Corridor, Putnam - CT, 46 miles away
      
   Fire Island National Seashore, Patchogue - NY, 47 miles away
      
   Gillette Castle State Park, Connecticut, 0 miles away

   Selden Neck State Park, Connecticut, 2 miles away

   Haddam Meadows State Park, Connecticut, 6 miles away

   Devils Hopyard State Park, Connecticut, 7 miles away

   Hurd State Park, Connecticut, 9 miles away


Trails near Gillette Castle State Park, Connecticut:

   Mattabesset Trail, New Haven County, 20 miles away


Beaches Near Gillette Castle State Park, Connecticut:

   Middle Beach, Middlesex County, 7 miles away

   Stannard Beach, Middlesex County, 7 miles away

   Chapman Beach, Middlesex County, 7 miles away

   Quotonset Beach, Middlesex County, 7 miles away

   Chalker Beach, Middlesex County, 8 miles away


Golf Courses Near Gillette Castle State Park, Connecticut:

   Hillside Links Golf Course, Deep River, 2 miles away

   Fox Hopyard Golf Club, East Haddam, 6 miles away

   Chanticlair Public Golf Course, Colchester, 10 miles away

   Blackledge Country Club, Hebron, 13 miles away

   Cedar Ridge Golf Course, East Lyme, 14 miles away


Lakes Near Gillette Castle State Park, Connecticut:

   Bashan Lake, Middlesex County, 4 miles away

   Moodus Reservoir, Middlesex County, 5 miles away

   Cedar Lake, Middlesex County, 5 miles away

   Pocotopaug Lake, Middlesex County, 10 miles away

   Lake Terramuggus, Hartford County, 12 miles away


Current weather conditions at Gillette Castle State Park, Connecticut
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Local climate location: HARTFORD-BRAINARD FLD 2 miles away


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