Kettletown State Park Maps

Southbury, CT

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Kettletown State Park Description

A wonderful campground, shaded picnic area, and views of beautiful Lake Zoar on the Housatonic River make Kettletown State Park a popular recreation destination. Kettletown State Park, situated in the towns of Southbury and Oxford, contains 605 acres and was originally inhabited by the Pootatuck Indians, members of the Algonquin group. Early colonists reportedly traded one brass kettle for use of the land for hunting and fishing. Eventually, the settlers acquired complete rights to the area and, by 1758, the Pootatucks had either migrated to the northwest or perished. Although the Pootat

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: 599 acres (2.42 km²)
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: Kettletown State Park