Come Discover One of Connecticut’s True Family Vacation Gems

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April 19, 2019

Lush and colorful landscaping

Part of a 100-acre Colonial Farm, Riverdale Farm Campsites is nestled between a winding country road and the meandering Hammonassett River. They offer a fine choice of campsites ranging from wooded, waterfront, and grassy meadow locations. Water, electric, and 3-way hookups are available, including 50 AMP service. Campsites include a picnic table and fireplace on each site, along with the modern accommodations of cable television and free access WiFi. Even on-site rentals are offered for those who still enjoy the thrill of camping! Clean bathroom facilities and a 24-hour accessible laundromat are available to all campers.

Things to Do

Located 3 miles from Hammonasset State Park Beach with access to cozy and friendly shoreline towns that offer great shopping and dining. Main attractions include the Clinton Crossing Outlets, Tanger Outlets, Essex Valley Railroad Steam Train & River Boat, and the Goodspeed Opera House. Riverdale Farm Campsites prides itself on offering in-house family-friendly activities. These include BBQ dinner events, corn roasts and live music. Jam-Packed activities are scheduled from Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day Weekend, with even a few scheduled events on their off-season weekends. For everyday enjoyment, Riverdale also offers recreational sports courts, horseshoe pits, playgrounds, an arcade room, and a communal garden.

Patio country style community room

Welcoming Country Style Relaxation / Photo Courtesy: Riverdale Farm Campsites

On-Site Amenities

Don’t want to commute to the beach? Riverdale offers complimentary lounge chairs on the beachfront of their spring-fed swimming pond. There is also a communal fishing dock for fishermen and women to have easy access to fresh water trout fishing on the Hammonassett River (Connecticut fishing licenses can be easily purchased online). The atmosphere at Riverdale Farm Campsites can be best described as friendly and relaxed. Their team strives to maintain a relaxed atmosphere and to ensure the comfort and security of their customers. Riverdale Farm Campsite is a gated community and offers a state of the art gate system that is both easy to use and secure.

Blue lounge chairs in a row

Photo Courtesy: Riverdale Farm Campsites

The biggest priority at Riverdale Farm Campsites is customers’ satisfaction. They make sure to have handy, helpful staff in their main office and grounds to ensure you have a happy and stress-free stay.