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Topsmead State Forest

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Peaceful Place

Beautiful grounds, lovely place to walk. Highest elevation in Litchfield. Many people walk their... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
treeclimber2016
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Bantam, Connecticut
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Gorgeous Area

Topsmead is among the loveliest and most appealing of the state forests in CT. The broad expanse of... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Bill S
,
Litchfield, Connecticut
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“kite flying” (2 reviews)
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Litchfield, CT 06759
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful grounds, lovely place to walk. Highest elevation in Litchfield. Many people walk their dogs there.

Thank treeclimber2016
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Topsmead is among the loveliest and most appealing of the state forests in CT. The broad expanse of landscape is delightful for walking, sunning, picnicking or cycling with families (and pets, too). It's free with a small parking area, and there's a small bathroom adjacent...More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 22 July 2017

It's off the beaten path and worth the drive. The grounds around the house were freshly mowed the day I was there. There's a meadow with enough room to fly a kite, I bet. The flowers planted near the house were so pretty. A friend...More

Thank Sandy C
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Spent the morning here wandering the meadows and enjoying the sunshine. We got a tour of the house as well. You can walk miles of trails and even do a little geocaching while there. A perfect half day activity.

Thank abuck2017
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This is one of the best places to visit in Litchfield county. The house and grounds are beautiful. You will love it.

Thank almostACanadian
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Perfect place to meet up with friends for a nice walk. This is also a nice to go to by yourself for a walk. Nice easy trails to navigate. There are picnic tables down by the pond. Or you can lounge on the lawn in...More

Thank Litchfieldgirl
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Bobolinks are remarkable birds with dizzying, hilarious distraction techniques to keep people away from their nests on the ground in the fields May-June. Just a lovely place to walk. Miles of easy paths with occasional picnic benches, long views, a small pond and wild life...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful scenery, easy walks for families. Good for birders and naturalists. Don't miss the 2 days a year that the main house is open to the public.

Thank Elizabeth O
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I have lived locally for all my life and never knew this place existed. We went for an approximate two mile walk round trip. There is much more area to explore on the next trip to this beautiful place. It seems to be relatively easy...More

Thank samuel33
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Great place to walk even with your dog (s). Beautiful cirroundings. Very peaceful. Check the schedules on line to be sure you can tour the Chase (Brass) home on the site. Very beautiful.

Thank Jerry R
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Susan B
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Response from abuck2017 | Reviewed this property |
It did not cost anything for my family to go into Topsmead, so I really don't know if you even need a pass. There may be a fee to see the house but I walked all the trails.
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