Black Rock Sp Campground

Black Rock Sp Campground
The name "Black Rock" is derived from the local graphite deposits which the early settlers of the Naugatuck Valley were allowed to mine by the resident Indians. Visitors can enjoy the scenery of the Western Highlands while hiking the blue-blazed Mattatuck Trail which connects the park to the woodland sections of the Mattatuck State Forest. The campground consists of 91 wooded and open campsites, all located within a short walking distance to the beach and swimming pond. Camping facilities and services include a concession stand/camp store, drinking water, dumping station, flush toilets, showers, and gravel/grass parking. Each site has a fire ring and a picnic table. Firewood and ice are available at the camp office. Activities at the park include camping, picnicking, swimming, stream and pond fishing, hiking and field sports.


Within Facility
  • Baseball Field
  • Bird Watching
  • Campground Store
  • Concession Stand
  • Dump Station
  • Firewood
  • Fishing - Freshwater
  • Flush Toilet
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Hiking
  • Ice Machine
  • Nature Trail
  • Parking
  • Pay Telephone
  • Photography
  • Playing Fields
  • Public Drinking Water Taps
  • Ranger Station
  • Recycling Center
  • Restroom
  • Scenic Overlook
  • Showers
  • Softball Field
  • Swimming
  • Water Drinking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Within 10 Miles
  • Camping Supplies
  • Canoeing - Lake/Pond
  • Hospital


Black Rock State Park
Watertown CT 06795

From Route 8 north (exit 20 off of I-84), take exit 38. Take a left at the end of ramp and another left at next traffic light. Left at stop sign onto Rt 6 west. Park entrance is .5mi on right. From Route 8 south, take exit 38. Straight through light at end of ramp onto Rt 6 west, park entrance is 1.5 mi on right.

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