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Visitors can still find arrowheads left by Indian tribes that once lived in and near this area. The pond within the park offers activities for swimmers and sunbathers and also fishing opportunities for the anglers. There are about 6 miles of trails in Black Rock and they connect with an extensive trail network in adjacent Mattatuck State Forest.

Black Rock has 96 campsites and a day use area with picnic areas and playing fields.

Black Rock State Park is two miles west of Thomaston on Route 6.

Location: c/o Western District HQ, 230 Plymouth Road, Harwinton Connecticut 06791 Telephone 860-485-0226

Other Connecticut State Parks nearby:
(Barkhamsted) American Legion State Park
(Union) Bigelow Hollow State Park
(Harwinton) Black Rock State Park
(Groton) Bluff Point Coastal Reserve
(Torrington) Burr Pond State Park
(Redding) Collis P. Huntington State Park

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