Park

Black Rock State Park

4 locals recommend ·

Tips from locals

Matthew
Matthew
March 8, 2021
There’s unfettered natural beauty in the north of Watertown at this 444-acre park on the site of a graphite mine first worked in the middle of the 17th century. At the heart of the park is Black Rock Pond, a place for swimming and fishing in summer, walled by high rocky ledges growing hemlock pine…
Loli
Loli
April 6, 2018
439 ac park, campsites, hiking trails, and ponds for fishing and swimming. Beautiful scenic views.
Faye Zasada
Faye Zasada
April 25, 2017
Great place to swim and hike in the summer. You pay by the car load.
Darlene
Darlene
November 10, 2016
The best view in the area is from Black Rock. Fall foliage is incredible from here!

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Location
2065 Thomaston Rd
Watertown, CT 06795
Phone+1 860-283-8088
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