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Peterson Park & Mattatuck Trail

Leashed dogs are welcome at this small family park. There is a dog-friendly paved walking trail around park. The park also serves as the entrance to the Mattatuck Trail. It is a beautiful wooded trail that spans many miles through many towns. The entrance to the trail is located behind the skate park. Visit Website

Or call (203) 879-8100 or email info@ctwoodlands.org for more information.


BringFido Guest Rating

Peterson Park & Mattatuck Trail has received a rating of 4.3 out of 5 bones by 3 canine critics on BringFido.

  • Sarah
    More than a year ago
    Great Park

    Great Park for hiking and bringing the family. Picnic tables, jungle gyms, skate parks, but the best are the trails. Clean and well maintained. I love bringing my dog for walks here. The brook is just pretty and the trails are gorgeous in the summer and fall.

  • John
    More than a year ago
    where do ii find a trail map?

    i have googled every keyword and have come up with nothing as far as trail maps of the area, thank you in advance.

  • Patrick
    More than a year ago
    Beautiful park and great trail

    Peterson Park was very clean and was not at all crowded; plenty of parking. We then walked behind the skate park to the entrance to the Mattatuck Trail. It was very easy to follow the blue dots on the trees throughout the trail. My dog and I both loved the hike and she loved jumping into the river to cool off during our 7 mile hike. There is a sign at the beginning of the trail which states that it is 1.8 miles to the first "checkpoint" and 3.5 miles to the next.

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