Stratton Brook State Park

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Coordinates: 41°51′49″N 72°50′07″W / 41.86361°N 72.83528°W / 41.86361; -72.83528
Stratton Brook State Park
Connecticut State Park
Stratton Brook State Park.jpg
Covered footbridge at Stratton Brook State Park
Country  United States
State  Connecticut
County Hartford
Town Simsbury
Elevation 236 ft (72 m) [1]
Coordinates 41°51′49″N 72°50′07″W / 41.86361°N 72.83528°W / 41.86361; -72.83528 [1]
Area 145 acres (59 ha) [2]
Established 1949
Management Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Location in Connecticut
Website: Stratton Brook State Park

Stratton Brook State Park is a Connecticut state park located in the town of Simsbury, 13 miles (21 km) northwest of Hartford. Park activities include picnicking, fishing, swimming, hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, and ice fishing.[3] The park also features a nature center, which is open seasonally.[4]

Among the park's notable features is the Massaco Forest Pavilion, built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1935.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Stratton Brook State Park". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Legislative Program Review and Investigations Committee (January 23, 2014). "State Parks and Forests: Funding". Staff Findings and Recommendations. Connecticut General Assembly. p. A-3. Retrieved March 20, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Stratton Brook State Park". State Parks and Forests. Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Retrieved February 5, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Stratton Brook State Park Nature Center". CT Museum Quest. Retrieved 8 August 2013. 

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