For more information contact us at:
Connecticut's Quiet Corner
13 Canterbury Road, Suite 3 P.O. Box 145
Brooklyn, CT 06234-0145
Phone: 860.779.6383
Fax 860.779.6390
Toll free 888.628.1228
Email:quietcorner@snet.net

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OTHER RECREATION
The area code for all numbers listed is 860.

BICYCLING
"Bicycle Guide" published by NE CT Visitors District (860)928-1228

BOATING (CANOEING)
"Waters Guide" published by NE CT Visitors District (860)928-1228

Boating available for overnight guests at:
Beaver Pond B&B, Woodstock 974-3312

Willimantic River Alliance has a printed guide available free of charge
P.O. Box 9193
Bolton, CT 06043-9193
Phone: (860) 742-9908
Email: wralliance@yahoo.com

Rentals available at:
Center Marine, Mansfield 423-1497
Quaddick State Park, East Putnam Road, Thompson 928-9200
River Bend Campground, Rt. 14A, Sterling 564-3440
Water Works, Rt. 6, N. Windham 456-0558
see also CAMPGROUNDS and PARKS & FORESTS

BOWLING
Brooklyn, Friendly Bowl, Rte. 6 (860)774-5330
Mansfield, Lucky Strike Lanes, Rte. 32 (860)423-8510
Plainfield, Hi-Way Bowling Lanes, Rte. 12 (860)564-8784
Windham, Willi Bowling Center, Rte. 6 (860)456-2695

FISHING
"Waters Guide" published by NE CT Visitors District (860)928-1228

Plainfield, Quinebaug Valley Trout Hatchery
Trout Hatchery Rd. (off Rte. 14, Central Village) (860)564-7542
Watch a modern fish hatchery produce 600,000 brook, brown and rainbow trout yearly for recreational fishing. Explore the hatchery and visitors center. Restricted fishing allowed. Hours: Mon.-Sun. 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM. Free, bus groups welcome, handicap accessible. N18

Fishing opportunities available for overnight guests at:
Brooklyn, Tannerbrook B&B (860)774-4822
Woodstock, Beaver Pond B&B (860)974-3312
see also CAMPGROUNDS and PARKS & FORESTS

GOLFING (MINIATURE)
Sterling Summer's Edge, Rte. 14A (860)564-0434
Thompson River's Edge, Rte. 12 (860)923-3598

GOLF (PUBLIC COURSES)
Brooklyn Brooklyn Country Club, South St. (860)779-2400
Coventry Skungamaug River Golf Club, Folly Ln. (860)742-9348
Coventry Twin Hills Country Club, Rte. 31 (860)742-9705
Mansfield Highland Ridge Golf Range, Rte. 32 (860)423-9494
Mansfield Villa Hills Golf Course, Rte. 44 (860)429-6344
Putnam Putnam Country Club, Chase Rd. (860)928-7748
Thompson Raceway Golf Club, E. Thompson Rd. (860)923-9591
Woodstock Harrisville Golf Club, Harrisville Rd. (860)928-6098
Woodstock Woodstock Golf Course, Roseland Park Rd. (860)928-4130

HAYRIDES
Brooklyn Creamery Brook Bison, Purvis Rd. (860)779-0837
Canterbury Wrights Mill Farm, Creasey Rd. (860)774-1455
Canterbury Ye Plain Ole Farm (Sleighrides), Kerr Rd. (860)546-1079
Coventry Edmondson's Farm, Rte. 44 (860)742-6124
Putnam Cherry Ledge Farm (Sleighrides), Town Farm Rd. (860)928-1016
Union Bob White Farm, Rte. 190 (860)684-4574

HIKING see WALKS & TRAILS

HORSEBACK RIDING
Eastford Natchaug Forest, Rte. 198 (860)974-1562
Killingly Diamond A Ranch, Rte. 101 (860)779-3000
Plainfield Renaud Farms, Weston Rd. (860)564-8901
Putnam Cherry Ledge Farm, Town Farm Rd. (860)928-1016
Willington Woodcock Hill Riding Academy, Marsh Rd. (860)487-1686

HOT AIR BALLOONING
Woodstock Brighter Skies Hot Air Balloon Co. 119 Roseland Park Rd. 1-800-677-5114   (860)963-0600
Experience high adventure and breath-taking scenery that can only be seen from the basket of a hot air balloon. E17

OUTINGS
Killingly Christmas Wonderland
101 Pineville Rd. (exit 94 off I-395, Ballouville) (860)774-2742
A unique holiday site featuring Christmas displays of over 100,000 lights and 350 animations. Hours: December: Daily 5 - 9:30 PM. H21

Mansfield Tons of Fun
East Brook Mall, Rte. 195 (860)456-8127
Video arcade available. Hours: Mon.-Sat. 10 AM 9 PM; Sun. 11 AM 5 PM. M9

Sterling River Bend Mining Gemstone Panning & Wildlife Exhibit
41 Pond St. (off Rte. 14A, Oneco) (860)564-3440
http://www.riverbendcamp.com    E-mail: info@riverbendcamp.com
A fun and educational youth or family activity. Prospect for real gems - and strike it rich! Or visit the Wildlife Exhibit with over 40 animal displays in their natural habitat. Hours: mid-Apr. - mid-Oct.: Daily 9 AM - 5 PM. O22

PAINT BALL
THOMP444SON - The Gun Rack, County Home Rd. (860)928-1512

PARACHUTING
Woodstock - Woodstock Airport, Rte. 169 (860)963-7004

SKATING
Mansfield UConn Ice Arena (Ice), Rte. 195 (860)486-3808
Plainfield Skate-Inn (Roller), Rte. 12 (860)564-2623

SKIING (CROSS COUNTRY)
Mansfield Schoolhouse Brook Park, Clover Mill Rd. (860)429-3321
Pomfret Dennis Farm, Dennis Rd. (860)928-6420

see also PARKS & FORESTS

SWIMMING
"Waters Guide" published by NE CT Visitors District (860)928-1228

Thompson Koinonia School of Sports (Public Pool), Rte. 21 (860)928-6420

Pools available to overnight guests at:
Brooklyn Friendship Valley B&B (860)779-9696
Mansfield Best Western - Regent Inn (Indoor) (860)423-8451
Plainfield Plainfield Motel (860)564-2791
Putnam King's Inn (860)928-7961
Willington Sleep Inn (800)753-3746
Woodstock Elias Child House B&B (860)974-9836
Woodstock English Neighborhood B&B (860)928-6959