Central River Valley


No trailer? No problem! Experience our special brand of hospitality with these outdoor lodging options.

Central River Valley Campgrounds with Cabin & RV Rentals

Bear Creek Campground At Lake Compounce

PHONE NUMBER: 860-583-3300

SEASON: May through October

ABOUT THE PARK: You will not have to miss an hour of daylight at New England's family theme and water park when you stay at Bear Creek Campground at Lake Compounce. Stay in a fully furnished cabin that sleeps up to 10, bring your tent and sleep under the stars, or hook up your RV to one of the convenient RV sites. We are the perfect getaway for families of all ages!

Grandview Camp Resort & Cottages

PHONE NUMBER: (860) 873-3332

SEASON: April 15 through October 31

ABOUT THE PARK: Located on 22.5 acres, our campground offers both full hookup and water and electric sites, tent sites and cottages. All offer a grand view of the Connecticut countryside. Our amazing view of the night sky, with little light pollution, is great for stargazing. We are a small, quiet campground where you can relax and rest. Both the hall and pavilion are available for weddings, reunions, etc.

Nelson's Family Campground

PHONE NUMBER: 1-866-445-6520

SEASON: April 15 through October 10

ABOUT THE PARK: Owned and operated by the Gustine family since 1964, Nelson's Family Campground is located on 175 scenic acres in the heart of central Connecticut. Whether for the day, week, month or the season, Nelson's is an ideal place to camp, relax and enjoy the great outdoor life with your family and friends.

Riverdale Farm Campsite

PHONE NUMBER: (860) 669-5388

SEASON: April 15 through November 1

ABOUT THE PARK: Come discover one of Connecticut's true family vacation gems. Part of a 100-acre colonial farm, Riverdale is nestled between a winding country road and the meandering Hammonasset River. A fine choice of spacious sites range from wooded to waterfront to grassy meadow.

Wolf's Den Family Campground

PHONE NUMBER: (860) 873-9681

SEASON: April 29 through October 23

ABOUT THE PARK: Every year thousands of families, many of them repeat customers, find their way to Wolf's Den to join us for loads of fun activities, visiting many nearby attractions, and just kicking back and escaping for a while. We cater to all ages and lifestyles and welcome tent and popup campers, full time travelers, seasonals and weekenders alike.

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