How do I get a Charter Oak pass?
You must be 65 years old and a Connecticut resident. You must present a valid driver’s license or photo I.D.
Do you have birthday parties at the Park?
No. No food or drink is allowed in the Exhibit Center. Visitors may use the picnic area for their parties and then bring the children into the building. Regular admission is charged.
Can you buy tickets in advance?
No. We must account for our admissions on a daily basis. Tickets cannot be purchased in advance.
Do you give donations of tickets or other items?
No. We are a state park and we are not allowed to give donations.
Do you have programs for Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts?
We do offer a Webelos program in the fall and spring on specific Saturdays. Other scouts may schedule a program on weekdays during the time allotted to school groups. Please call the Park for information on these programs.
Are there any discounts for admission?
No. There are no military, AAA or Big Y discounts.
Are you open year round?
Yes. The Exhibit Center is open Tuesday through Sunday from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. The trails are open daily from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Where can I see the tracks?
The tracks are inside the Exhibit Center. There are no tracks on the trails.
Is there a playground area at the Park?
No. There is no playground equipment on the ground.
Is there a place to buy food at the Park?
No. There are many restaurants in the area. A list of them is available at the Admission Desk.