NOTICE: Amplified music, bounce houses and other play equipment are NOT ALLOWED. Please call the park directly, before making a reservation, if you have questions regarding other rules and regulations. Additional information can also be found at: http://www.ct.gov/dep

DENNIS HILL PICNIC SHELTER, CT

Dennis Hill, a 240 acre estate, was gifted to the State of Connecticut in 1935 by Dr. Frederick Dennis, a noted New York surgeon. A unique summer pavilion located at an elevation of 1627 feet is a popular attraction that is available for rental for a wide variety of events. Haystack...
Status: Open through Fri Oct 31 2014   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Tue Jun 30 2015   Later Dates

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DENNIS HILL PAVILION PAVILION 150 Accessible
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed - no Near Water - no
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Description

Dennis Hill, a 240 acre estate, was gifted to the State of Connecticut in 1935 by Dr. Frederick Dennis, a noted New York surgeon. A unique summer pavilion located at an elevation of 1627 feet is a popular attraction that is available for rental for a wide variety of events. Haystack Mountain, Mt. Greylock, and the Green Mountains can be seen from the summit where this pavilion is in c

Booking Window
Fri Aug 01 2014 - Tue Jun 30 2015

Reservations must be made 2 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 11 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Sat May 24 2014 Tue Sep 02 2014
Walk In Wed Sep 03 2014 Fri Oct 31 2014
Walk In Wed Apr 01 2015 Fri May 22 2015
Peak Sat May 23 2015 Mon Sep 07 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Auto Touring/Scenic Rtes
  • Hiking
  • Hiking Trails
  • Jogging/Running
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parking
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Pavilion
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicing
  • Restroom
  • Trails, Hiking/Walking, Easy
  • Trails, Mountain Bike
  • Water Drinking
Within 10 Miles
  • ATM/CASH Machine
  • Catering
  • Church
  • Emergency Services
  • Grocery Store
  • Lodging, Group Facilities
  • Ranger Station
  • Restaurant
  • Retail Supplies
  • Town
Greater Than 10 Miles
  • Fuel, Vehicles
  • Hospital
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Getting There
CT Rte. 8 north to Exit #47 & jct. with Rte. U.S. 44 in Winsted. Turn right from exit ramp and go west on Rte 44 10 miles to Norfolk Center, then left on Conn. Rte #272. South on Rte 272 approximately 2.5 miles, park entrance on left.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

DENNIS HILL PICNIC SHELTER
385 BURR MOUNTAIN ROAD
TORRINGTON  CT  06790

Phone Number:

Information:  (860)482-1817
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