Gillette Castle State Park - East Haddam, CT - Connecticut State Parks

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Location

Address
67 River Rd
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Latitude
41.43
Longitude
-72.43
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Welcome to Gillette Castle State Park
It looks like a medieval fortress, but a step inside the stone castle reveals the built-in couches, table trackway, and woodcarvings that all point to the creative genius that was William Gillette.Four public camps along the Connecticut River at Hurd, Gillette Castle, River Highlands and Selden Neck State Parks offer primitive, riverside sites with fireplaces and pit toilets for individuals traveling on the river.
The river campsites are available from May 1 through September 30. The length of stay is limited to one night. Use of river campsites at River Highlands, Hurd and Gillette Castle is restricted to canoers and kayakers only.
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Amenities

Within Facility
Gillette Castle - 20 campers
Hurd - 12 campers
River Highlands - 6 campers on each site
Selden Neck hunting symbol
Cedars - 20 campers
Hogback - 6 campers
Springledge - 8 campers
Quarry Knob - 12 campers
Facilities
The camps offer primitive, riverside sites with fireplaces and pit toilets. Please note: Fires are prohibited at the Gillette camp. Mooring or docking facilities are not provided. Campers at Hurd and Gillette Castle State Parks should plan on breaking camp by 9:00 a.m.
Fee
$5.00 / person / night.
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Gillette Castle State Park
Overall rating
 
4.6
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5.0
Customer Service
 
5.0
Planned Activities
 
4.0
Location
 
4.0
Amenities
 
4.0
Site Set-up
 
5.0
Cleanliness
 
5.0

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