Campgrounds of Litchfield Connecticut have rustic charmCampgrounds with very reasonable rates operate at 13 state parks and state forests, most of them in the Litchfield region. The state Department of Environmental Protection offers plenty of information about camping on its website. CT campgrounds offer a wide variety of amenities in terms of bathrooms, showers, dumping and hookups. Some are on or near the beach. Also, accessibility to nearby fishing, hunting and other outdoor sports varies widely. Be sure to contact individual campgrounds for detailed information.
Between Center Hill Road (Route 181) and East River Road [see map] Barkhamsted, CT Phone: 860-379-0922
Large forests offer all outdoor recreation: camping, water sports, extensive hiking trails
Route 45 New Preston, CT Phone: 860-868-2592
Beautiful lake for swimming, paddling (car-top boating), and picnicking
Route 7 Sharon, CT Phone: 860-927-3238
Wooded campgrounds; fly fishing for trout and bass in the Housatonic River
See full description of Housastonic Meadows State Park.