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Nice park.

No surprise the brook was not roaring in December. Looking forward to more walk-abouts here in the... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2017
Steve P
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Stuart, Florida
Secret Gem in Cheshire

This is a lovely hike but isn't widely publicized. The trail head is at the end of a cul de sac in... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2016
LandBPres16
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Cheshire, Connecticut
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17 Dec 2017
“Nice park.”
24 Jun 2018
“Great hike!”
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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

I had no idea what to expect of this hike since I am a local and have never been before. Let me first say that the hike starts out very easy but you will be climbing and climbing higher and higher. I had no idea...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

Awesome place to hike. Great views. I don't know if it's dog friendly, but we've brought the dog many times and no one minded. There were many other dogs there too.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Esterina D
Reviewed 17 December 2017

No surprise the brook was not roaring in December. Looking forward to more walk-abouts here in the spring. The parking is tight.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Steve P
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

1. Out of the way- unless you combine this attraction with Blackies or maybe apple picking simply not worth a trip 2. Poor signage- it's a windy path up a series of exaggerated hills but not clearly marked and easy to wander off line. If...More

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank WizoGoz
Reviewed 23 November 2016

This is a lovely hike but isn't widely publicized. The trail head is at the end of a cul de sac in a residential area so parking is limited. The first part of the trail is an easy walk, but as you get closer to...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank LandBPres16
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

I frequently hike this trail as a quick exercise walk after work in the warm months. It's almost all steep incline and takes about a half hour to get to the top if you're going at a moderate pace. There are some pretty views of...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Sara G
Reviewed 12 February 2016

Roaring Brook Park is tucked away in a very residential spot, which makes it a nice hidden treasure. The hike to the top of the waterfall is only about 20 minutes if you take the trail; however it is an extreme incline and a wonderful...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank SweetDelicious
Reviewed 29 June 2015

Roaring Brook Park is an unexpectadly beautiful hike culminating in multiple views of waterfalls (one large one and several smaller). The parking is at the end of a neighborhood in Cheshire, and has room for a a few cars. The trail itself is well-marked and...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Stephanie F
Reviewed 22 April 2015

This is not a park nor does it have a zoo (like the other reviews say). It's Mother Nature at her finest. It's land preserved by the Cheshire Land Trust. You walk through the woods up a trail that does get very steep and rocky...More

Date of experience: April 2015
2  Thank biddiesmom
Reviewed 21 April 2015

If you have young kids, 1 - 4, the zoo is great. Perfect for the little ones. Beyond that nice trails for hiking and (I think) biking. Softball diamond, pond to feed geese. For older folks the zoo is a let down. Just rabbits, goats,...More

Date of experience: April 2015
2  Thank rjr4945
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