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Only stone foundations remain of a waterwheel that once powered a sawmill in the colonial times at Day Pond State Park in Colchester. The 180-acre Day Pond State Park was named after the 'Day' family pioneers that were responsible for that original structure.

The pond is a favorite of anglers as it is stocked with trout. In addition, picnicking, swimming, and mountain biking are popular activities.

Location is 5 1/2 miles west of Colchester off Route 149. The Park is protected by the State Department of Environmental Protection, Eastern District Headquarters in nearby Marlborough.

Location: State Route 149, Colchester Connecticut 06415 Telephone 860-295-9523

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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