Charter Oak Landing
Reserve Road, Hartford
Just south of downtown, our riverfront park features a dock for excursion boat service as well as a public boat launch. Spend some time fishing in the Connecticut River. Take a walk along one of our paved and lighted river walks, or pack up a basket and enjoy a family outing in picnic areas complete with tables, a children’s playground and public restrooms. The parking is free; the beauty is priceless.
|Charter Oak Landing offers:|
|Boat Launch||Picnic Tables|
|Performance facilities||Paved & lighted walkways|
|Free onsite parking||Fishing access|
|Children’s playground||Public bathroom / port-o-lets|
Charter Oak Landing to Great River Park’s Amphitheater, Hartford and East Hartford
2.0 Mile loop. Approximate walking time: 40 minutes
From Charter Oak Landing’s parking areas, follow the walkways to either the stair tower or pedestrian ramp on the Charter Oak Bridge and cross the river into East Hartford. Once back over land, descend the stairs to the floodplain and follow the paved walkway over the Hockanum River Bridge and continue north through the forest to Great River Park’s amphitheater and main entrance. To return to Charter Oak Landing, simply reverse the directions. The walkway is paved and lighted its entire length.
PARK RULES & REGULATIONS - For park rules and regulations, click here. PARK RULES & REGULATIONS - Please note: Due to liability and legal restrictions, NO OUTSIDE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES of any kind may be brought into the Riverfront Parks by any party. Riverfront Recapture is the only licensed authority to sell and serve liquor for consumption in the Riverfront Parks.
Private Events in the Riverfront Parks
Celebrate your special occasion amidst the beauty and serenity of our natural park settings. We can host wedding ceremonies, private parties, picnics, reunions, church functions and other group events almost anywhere in our Parks*. To reserve space for your event in our parks, call 860.713.3131 x 323. * Please note: Availability may be limited for wedding ceremonies in Riverside Park. Restrictions may apply.
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