The Town of Norfolk
Nestled in the foothills of the Berkshires, this rural town, established in 1758, contains within its boundaries three state parks plus 16 miles of hiking trails maintained by the Norfolk Land Trust. Both residents and visitors to Norfolk enjoy its beauty throughout the seasons. Norfolk is home to the summer session of the Yale School of Music and Art as well as the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival and popular Infinity Hall & Bistro. In addition to our fine school, this community of 1,667 residents has its own monthly newspaper, an acclaimed library and historical museum, curling club, country club, a successful farmers market and several fine inns and restaurants.
State & Local Parks
Local State and Local Parks
- Campbell Falls State Park Reserve
Visit a Connecticut State Park or Forest and explore the wealth of diverse natural areas and unique features that will make your experience memorable.
- Dennis Hill State Park
Hike to the summit of this 240-acre estate for panoramic views reaching as far away as New Hampshire. Fall foliage season makes Dennis Hill an autumn wonderland.
- Haystack Mountain State Park
Travel the twisting mountain road or hike the rugged trail to the top, either way you will be astounded at the beauty of mountain laurel in June and the spectacular colors of foliage in the fall.
- Wood Creek Pond
Shallow pond located on 151 acres of forest. Accessible boat launch, great for canoeing. From Norfolk: Take Rte 272 North (2 miles), take right on Ashpohtag Rd., entrance 3/10 mi on left.
- Buttermilk Falls
Located at the intersection of Route 272 and 44 across from the Memorial Green.