Litchfield Connecticut has plenty of places for paddling canoes and kayaks
178 Shortwoods Road New Fairfield, CT, 06810 Phone: 203-312-5023
Pond is centerpiece of wooded park with beach, swimming, boating, hiking trails, ice skating, cross country skiing
Route 202 Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-8870
Water sports in the lake; hiking to tower at mountain top
See full description of Mount Tom State Park.
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
See full description of American Legion and Peoples State forests
Lake McDonough Park
Route 219 Barkhamsted, CT, 06063 Phone: 860-379-3036
Water sports and a boat launch; Braille-marked walking trail
See full description of Lake McDonough Park.