Harrybrooke Park & Harden House Museum
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Harrybrooke Park’s mission is to provide a public park and museum for the benefit, health, recreation and pleasure of the community at no cost to the town and its taxpayers. Harrybrooke Park is a spacious 48 acre park located in New Milford, and is open to the public from dawn to dusk year-round at no charge to visitors. It features the Harden House Museum, two large event pavilions, a duck pond, nature trails, wetlands, a walking/bicycling loop and scenic views of the Still River. The park also conducts several large community events throughout the year that draw thousands of visitors. It is a beautiful location to have a family picnic, exercise, relax or hike along the Still River trail. The outdoor pavilions accommodate large parties and are used for family, community and organization events and weddings. A wide variety of wild life call the park home, nature lovers, photographers and artists alike find endless subjects to gaze upon throughout the grounds. The Park and Museum were bequeathed to the people of New Milford in 1965 by the late Frank A. Harden. Now only partially funded by its original endowment, the Park and Museum rely heavily on volunteerism, community support and donations to maintain the grounds and operations while continuing to serve the public. The Park and Museum are governed by a five-member Board of Managers and receive no funding from the Town of New Milford.
100 Still River Drive
PO Box 364
New Milford, CT 06776