NOTICE: As of June 30, 2014 alcohol is now permanently banned at this park. Please do not bring any alcoholic beverages and plan you visit accordingly.
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

INDIAN WELL PICNIC SHELTER , CT

Indian Well was so named because of the Romeo and Juliet-like Native American legend surrounding the Park's scenic waterfalls and the splash pool at the bottom of the falls. However, no local Native Americans ever actually used the area as a well. Although the falls are lovely...
Status: Open through Tue Nov 11 2014   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Sun Aug 30 2015   Later Dates

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As of June 30, 2014 alcohol is now permanently banned at this park. Please do not bring any alcoholic beverages and plan you visit accordingly.


You can now make a reservation for the day before your arrival and up until 11 months in advance

All Parking fees are additional and will be collected on arrival at the gate. Please contact the park if you wish to have electricity inside the shelter. The park can be reached at 1-203-735-4311. Water not available. Indian Well Pavilion is an Open Air Shelter located in the northern section of the park. Daily parking fee for all vehicles using park. No pets Memorial Day through Labor Day. No pools, dunk tanks, trampolines or bouncers.

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Electric Hookup Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed - no Near Water - no
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Indian Well was so named because of the Romeo and Juliet-like Native American legend surrounding the Park's scenic waterfalls and the splash pool at the bottom of the falls. However, no local Native Americans ever actually used the area as a well. Although the falls are lovely, the Park's primary attraction is its location on the western bank of the Housatonic River, offering opportunities to boat, fish, and swim. The shaded picnic grove at the water's edge is a is a pleasant place in which to spend a lazy summer day.

Geography:

Indian Well Picnic Shelter is located on the western bank of the Housatonic River.

Recreation:

Activities include boating, picnicking, river fishing, field sports, hiking, and swimming.

Facilities:

Park facilities include restrooms, a boat launch area, and picnic shelters.

Nearby Attractions:

Nearby state parks include Kettletown State Park, Osbornedale State Park, and Sherwood Island State Park.

Booking Window
Thu Oct 02 2014 - Sun Aug 30 2015

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

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Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Walk In Wed Sep 03 2014 Tue Nov 11 2014
Walk In Wed Apr 01 2015 Fri May 22 2015
Peak Sat May 23 2015 Mon Sep 07 2015
Walk In Tue Sep 08 2015 Sat Nov 14 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Ada Accessible Picnic Area
  • Ada Accessible Restroom
  • Beach
  • Bike Riding
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boat Trailer Park Lot
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilet
  • Gatehouse
  • Grills
  • Hiking Trails
  • Historic Sites
  • Overlook
  • Park Attendant
  • Parking
  • Paved Ada Accessible Site
  • Paved Roads
  • Pavilion
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Tables
  • Play Field
  • Potable Water
  • Pressurized Water
  • Recycling Center
  • Restroom
  • River Access
  • Sandy Beaches
  • Scenery
  • Swimming
  • Trailer Parking
  • Trails
Within 10 Miles
  • Cafe
  • Convenience Store
  • Fishing Supplies
  • Golf
  • Grocery Store
  • Hospital
  • Ice Machine
  • Laundry
  • Lodge
  • Post Office
  • Restaurant
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Getting There
From Route 8 north: Take Exit 14. At the end of the exit ramp, take a left, and then take the next left onto Howe Avenue. Go north for approximately 21/4 miles. Indian Well State Park will be on the right. From Route 8 south: Take Exit 14. Take a right and drive approximately 21/2 miles. Indian Well State Park will be on the right.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

INDIAN WELL PICNIC SHELTER
1 INDIAN WELL ROAD
SHELTON  CT  06484

Phone Number:

Information:  (203)924-5907
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