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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

Photo: DENNIS HILL PICNIC SHELTER
Status: Closed through Fri Apr 18 2014   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Tue Mar 17 2015   Later Dates
 

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

Services & 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
Alerts and Important Information
You can now make a reservation for the day before your arrival and up until 11 months in advance

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