Jewett City, Connecticut

Hopeville Pond State Park

Jewett City, Connecticut



Jewett City, Connecticut
Phone: (860) 376-0313

Sites: 80
Recent Rate: $26 7/2013

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access no
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) ?
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers ?
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) no
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) no
  • Water Water no
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed no
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • yes-lake Waterfront Waterfront yes-lake
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

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1 Review

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Tom

Review Count: 24
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2013 - $26.00
Overall Rating:      

This is really a tenting campground. Very wooded and shady. Although most of the sites are large (surprisingly so) and level (I didn't need any levelers), there are lots of trees and many boulders that block access, or at least make it very difficult, to have a travel trailer or camper here. A smaller Class C might do well here. Out of all the sites, realistically only about six or so are suitable for a travel trailer - campground map does not highlight this. No hookups, and water is not easily available to fill freshwater tank. Bathrooms and showers were "state park clean" - a basic cleaning daily and very usable. If you are tenting and want a surprising amount of privacy, Loop F is the place to be. Large tent sites surrounded by heavy woods. Many sites are near the pond swimming area which is set up nicely, the other sites are not too far away (easy walk). Dump site is odd - very narrow, with a speed bump (??) at the end of it. I guess people were speeding through the dump site? This State Park borders Pachaug State Forest, which has tons of hiking trails available - one forest trail actually comes into Hopeville Pond State Park. Important note about hiking Pachaug State Forest - a lot of the hiking trails are very poorly marked, it is easy to get turned around once you get off the dirt roads. Overall, I am not sure how to rate Hopeville Pond. I only gave it a "7", as it is not RV friendly, but it is a very nice state park! We camped at Hopeville Pond State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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