Create a hands-on history lesson with a visit to Putnam Memorial State Park, site of the Continental Army's 1779 winter encampment in Bethel, Connecticut.

hiking
26 days ago

Easy walking trails with great historical markers around the loop.

A nice kid friendly walk. Five and four year olds found many interesting things to see.

2 months ago

Paved loop is nice for a short walk. Dog friendly.

3 months ago

Decent easy loop with the dog. Lots of foot (and paw) traffic. Little historical spots along the way keep it amusing.

Great open space easy walking trails, plenty of foot traffic. Great 719-337-3964hike during the fall foliage season.

Amazing lake and rocks . Strong presence nature and harmony whit lakes , threes, sky . History and convenience complete the walking in Putnam Park. I recommend

walking
5 months ago

Great place to take my young kids for a walk. The lessons they learned about the parks history as a late 1700's military encampment along the way made it perfect for some fresh air, exercise and education.

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Loved the history!

Sunday, May 01, 2016

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Thursday, January 07, 2016

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

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Sunday, August 23, 2015

Easy loop trail

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Sunday, August 23, 2015

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Friday, May 22, 2015

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Monday, June 16, 2014

One of my first ventures into the outdoors, history, and hiking. There is a Youth Group camping area.
There are reenactments throughout the year. There is a museum with great info. There is a picnic area on a lake across the street from the historic area.