Outdoor Fun

Parks & Recreation

Mashamoquet Brook State Park – Pomfret, CT
General Israel Putnam's famous Wolf Den, Table Rock and Indian Chair, well-marked trail system for hikes. Fishing, swimming, picnics.

Connecticut Audubon Center at Pomfret, CT
Visitor Center and 700-acre Bafflin Sanctuary
Miles of hiking trails plus year-round nature programs, lectures & workshops.

Quaddick Lake – Thompson, CT 
A water-oriented park used by swimmers, fishers and boaters, trail system for hiking/off road biking.

West Thompson Lake – Thompson, CT
200-acre lake, fishing, hiking, mountain biking, seasonal campground, and a disk golf course. Plus snowmobile & cross-country skiing.

Pomfret Recreation Center – Pomfret, CT 
Sports fields, disk golf course plus hiking trails with access to Airline Rail Trail (dirt/gravel for hiking/running/cycling/horseback riding) and a Corn Maze in the fall.

Roseland Park – Woodstock, CT
60 acres on Roseland Lake for boating/fishing, picnicking, playground; Woodstock Golf Course

Old Furnace State Park – Killingly, CT
Former site of Revolutionary War foundry: blue-blazed trails with scenic overlook; connects to Ross Pond State Park for fishing/hiking/hunting.

Quinebaug River Water Trail
Twenty+ miles of waterways for canoe/kayak. Visit www.tlgv.org for a paddler's guide of put-ins and routes from Putnam, Thompson, Pomfret and Killingly.

Natchaug State Forest – Eastford, CT
Popular for its horse trails, outstanding fishing, and riverfront picnic sites.
 
Golf Courses (open to the public):

Brooklyn Country Club – Brooklyn, CT
www.brooklyngolfcourse.com 
9-hole course.

Connecticut National Golf Club – Putnam, CT
www.ctnationalgolf.com  
Newly redesigned 18-hole, par 71, golf course with new 9,000 sq. ft. clubhouse.

Harrisville Golf Course – Woodstock, CT
www.harrisvillegolfcourse.com
9-hole course, club house, practice putting green.

Raceway Golf Club at Thompson Speedway – Thompson, CT
www.racewaygolf.com 
18 holes, pro shop, restaurant, lessons, tournaments.

Vineyard Valley Golf – Pomfret, CT
www.vineyardvalleygolfclub.com
9-hole golf course and driving range, restaurant.

Woodstock Golf Course – South Woodstock, CT 
9-hole course.

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