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Macedonia Brook State Park's exciting terrain has resulted from the slow wearing down of its hard rock formation base. The Blue Trail crosses Cobble Mountain and several other peaks, offering outstanding views of New York State's Catskills and Taconic Mountains. Numerous springs and streams in the park allow hikers to rinse off and fishermen and swimmers to enjoy their time in the park, too.
Natural Features
Macedonia Brook State Park consists of 2,300 acres and is located in Kent, CT. The park became the property of the State in 1918 through a gift from the White Memorial Foundation in Litchfield, CT. Many years later, the National Park Service established a Conservation Corps Camp at the park, and much site improvement work was accomplished.
Activities include stream fishing, camping, hiking, picnicking, sports field, cross-country skiing, and visiting the park's historic area.
Macedonia Brook State Park offers 51 wooded, meadow or brook-side campsites in a rustic setting. Additional park facilities include picnic shelters, drinking water, gravel parking, outhouses, and pay telephones.
You can now make a reservation for the day before your arrival and up until 11 months in advance. The maximum length of stay is fourteen consecutive days. If you have a 14 day reservation, all members of your camping party and your camping equipment must leave the park for 5 days before you can return.

In an effort to protect Connecticut's forests from the introduction and spread of destructive insect pests - in particular the emerald ash borer and Asian long-horned beetle - the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is taking the following action:

Prohibiting the bringing of firewood into state of Connecticut campgrounds and state parks from other states. As an alternative, firewood can be either purchased at the camp stores within the state campgrounds or at local retail sellers of firewood.
The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection greatly appreciates the public's assistance in helping to protect the state's natural resources and apologizes for any inconvenience this initiative may cause.
ALCOHOL is PROHIBITED at Macedonia Brook.


Additional information can be found at the following address.
CT State Parks (DEEP) or Friends of Connecticut State Parks

General Camping Information
Explore the natural and cultural histories of Connecticut State Parks and Forests through inerpretation! Interpretive events are listed on the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection's website. Take a hike, meet a snake, learn about forest heroes, and more! Follow this link to the DEEP's Calendar of Events. Perform a "Keyword" search for this park/forest and then join a program. Additional programs may be offered, so be sure to check with the campground staff. For additional information please call the DEEP Division of State Parks at 860-424-3200. Find interpretive programs: http://www.depdata.ct.gov/calendar/

Macedonia Brook State Park camping trips are easy to plan with ReserveAmerica. Macedonia Brook State Park campground reservations can be made online. Click one of the links below to see available campsites at Macedonia Brook State Park or day pass availability.