Dogs are allowed at Nelson's Family Campground, but must be on a short leash at all times and are to remain on a strong durable chain or rope that will not allow the pet to extend off the site in any direction. Pets should never be left unattended. All pet/dog droppings shall be the responsibility of the pet owner. All pets should have proper papers for vaccinations to be presented to the campground owner upon request. If any pet is creating a disturbance or being a nuisance, the pet shall be immediately removed per the request of the manager. No more than 2 pets per site allowed. Visitors of guests are not permitted to bring pets. Children shall not be allowed to walk pets. No pets allowed in rec hall, pavilions, playgrounds, bathrooms, swimming or beach areas. Accommodations will be made for service animals.. Visitors are not allowed to bring pets. For more information on pet restrictions, please call (860) 267-5300.

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Nelson's Family Campground is located on 175 scenic acres in the heart of central Connecticut. Whether for the day, week, month or season, the campground is an ideal place to camp, relax and enjoy the great outdoor life with your friends and family. Every year thousands of families, many of them repeat customers, find their way to Nelson's for loads of fun activities, visiting many nearby attractions, and just kicking back and escaping for a while. They cater to all ages and lifestyles and welcome tent & popup campers, full time travelers, seasonals, and weekenders alike.


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