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Wharton Brook State Park 'Pine Tree Path' © Debra J. Stepnowski
Paths paved with pine needles provide a cushiony stroll.
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Connecticut
Greater New Haven Region
Wharton Brook State Park
WHARTON BROOK STATE PARK
WHARTON BROOK STATE PARK
200 Mount Carmel Avenue
Hamden, Connecticut   06518

Phone: 203-789-7498
Toll Free: 866-287-2757
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Wharton Brook State Park
'Pine Tree Path'
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Paths paved with pine needles provide a cushiony stroll.

Wharton Brook State Park
'Scenic Picnic Area'
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Beautiful picnic area overlooks brook-fed pond.

Wharton Brook State Park
'Wharton Brook Pond'
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Beaucolic views of the pond offer a relaxing serenity.

Wharton Brook State Park
'Soothing Waterfall'
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The calming trickles of this little waterfall enhance the pretty fall foliage reflections.

Wharton Brook State Park
'late fall fishing'
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fly fisher in pond at wharton brook in North Haven CT.

Wharton Brook State Park
'Spillway'
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This is the summer spillway. In the summer it provides the lake its maxium depth.

Wharton Brook State Park
'Park Facilities'
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Closed in the winter.

Wharton Brook State Park
'Wharton Brook fed Lake'
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This small lake privides a swimming area in the summer months. Wharton Brook State Park is a designated Trout Park.

Wharton Brook State Park
'Pavilion'
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The pavillion provides shelter, grills and an area for picnics in the spring, summer and fall months.

Wharton Brook State Park
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Wharton Brook State Park
'Beach Area'
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Mallard ducks frolic in the distance along a sandy knoll.

Wharton Brook State Park
'Knarly Pine'
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The root system of this old pine creates an artistic scene along the banks of the pond.

Located on wooded, sandy knolls, Wharton Brook offers solitude for a quiet, peaceful picnic.
History of the Area
In 1918-1920, this Park was known as a traveler's wayside; motorists could stop to have their cars serviced and enjoy a quiet picnic lunch. The park was the forerunner of the rest areas developed by the State Department of Transportation.
Boats and RVs
Rent My Camper.com, Inc - Shirley, NYMotor Home Campers
We'll Hook You Up with all the comforts of home including heat and AC. We deliver, setup and pickup. Our campers sleep up to 10. Just bring your food and clothes we've covered everything else, even clean linens and towels Camper is supplied with pots, pans, plates, bowls, cups, utensils, all your kitchen needs.
44.9 miles from park*


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RiverQuest-Connecticut River Expeditions - Haddam, CTBoating
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Our Shoreline Bike Boat Tour is a leisurely paced guided ride along the coast on gently rolling hills. We combine it with a narrated 45 minute boat tour of the lovely Thimble Islands. If you have your own bikes and helmets, bring them. Custom guided rides are also available. Minimum age allowed is 16 yrs. old. The bicycle guide, boat tour, bikes, helmets and refreshments are all provided, all you need is your energy
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Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
May 1 BEST PARK
This park is amazing, i go there every year and its fantastic. Also the lake there is fun to swim in. One of my favorite parts is going into the woods and following the paths, its so much fun to see all the lakes and streams while im walking though them.


Area Campgrounds

Totoket Valley RV Park
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Area Accommodations (over 15 miles away)
Tidewater Inn Bed and Breakfast - Madison, CTBBs / Inns
Located in the shoreline village of Madison, CT, the Inn offers a cozy and elegant atmosphere of antiques and estate furniture.
Web Site: thetidewater.com/
16.5 miles from park*
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Directions
From I-91 (north or south): take Exit 13. Take a left at the end of the long exit ramp onto Route 5 south. Park entrance is a tenth of a mile on the left.

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