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Lovers Leap State Park

Grove Street, New Milford, CT 06776
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beautiful

walked onto bridge to view the ice dams in the river the view is spectacular and well worth the... read more

Reviewed January 23, 2018
cathy c
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New Milford, Connecticut
Great hiking with a great view

This lovely lovely park started with the restoration of a beautiful cast iron bridge over the... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2017
krokro
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New Milford, Connecticut
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“iron bridge” (8 reviews)
“great view” (5 reviews)
“the river” (11 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Grove Street, New Milford, CT 06776
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Reviewed January 23, 2018

walked onto bridge to view the ice dams in the river the view is spectacular and well worth the trip

Thank cathy c
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Reviewed November 10, 2017

This lovely lovely park started with the restoration of a beautiful cast iron bridge over the Housatonic river. There are now trails that wind through the woods on both sides of the bridge. When hiking in some of them you are rewarded with glimpses of...More

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Reviewed October 29, 2017

Easy short hike and you can see everything in an hour or so. Great views of the river, steel bridge an old ruins.

Thank Mark C
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Reviewed October 22, 2017

It was a very nice natural forested park. We were attracted first by the beautiful old iron bridge over the river, and there were other information signs too telling about the history of the owners of the area and previous homes on the land. Nice...More

Thank Bernardo F
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Reviewed October 20, 2017

a nice spot to walk in New Milford (I grew up here- now live in Va.) - you have great views of the river gorge below, as well as take your picture on the restored lover's leap bridge, overlooking the spot tradition has it, that...More

Thank Bob B
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Reviewed October 18, 2017

This is an awesome place to hike!! There are trails that go way up to the top of a mountain. There is also a legend that when the land was ruled by an Indian Chief Waramaug of the Pootatuck tribe of western Connecticut and his...More

Thank Sherry J
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Reviewed August 8, 2017

A great place to take a hike with pretty scenic views. My sister and I love coming here to enjoy a nice day of hiking

Thank Cathleen B
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Reviewed July 21, 2017

Nice hiking trails, beautiful views overlooking the lake. Lovely scene with the restored bridge. Good hiking place with your dog but look out for broken glass especially on the rocky overlook of the lake.

Thank Mjrrnc
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Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Great location to hike, river along the trails and there are two sides, one easier and the other more challenging.

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Reviewed July 3, 2017

Lovers Leap used to be a favorite of mine before I moved. It is great for hiking and just getting outside. Let alone there are amazing views! I heard that it is called "Lovers Leap" because a native American was forbidden to marry this man...More

Thank Sophie L
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spin4lyf
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Response from lovepuglet | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of parking, lot is at entrance
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