A backpack campsite on the west side of Great Meadow Brook Pond, Dawley Pond Shelter is available year-round, except in severe weather conditions. The site has a limited amount of Adirondack-type camp shelters, but it is still advisable to bring a tent should someone have beat you to the spot. Since many backpackers move through the region, it’s asked that, just like visiting in-laws, you limit your stay to one night.
Lodging provided
1 site
Up to guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.

Horseback riding
Off-roading (OHV)
Snow sports
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Dawley Pond Shelter.

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This campsite is under the Connecticut DEEP and requires a permit. You will get a ticket if you do not have a permit. Primitive lean to site with fire ring and lean to but no other amenities. No picnic table and no toilets.

Pachaug State Forest
United States
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41.621° N, 71.815° W
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Cabin & Lodging: 1 Site
(Up to people per site)

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