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Rocky Hill is a town in Connecticut. It is home to Dinosaur State Park.


Rocky Hill is a fairly prosperous town of about 19,000.

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

The town is accessible via I-91 from Hartford or Springfield in the north and New Haven in the south.

Get around[edit]

Car and bus are the available modes of travel through Rocky Hill.


  • 1 Dinosaur State Park, 400 West Street, +1 860 529-8423. One of the largest dinosaur track sites in North America. A great field trip destination for elementary, middle, and high school aged children, as well any college or university geology classes. A guided tour is provided that ends in the gift shop where one can find "dinosaur dig" kits in which one can recreate what the founders of the museum had done in finding the dinosaur remains. It also contains walking trails for individuals and/or families fully equip with picnic areas. The trails go through scenic forest areas, up and down hills with magnificent views, through a swampy area, a bat house cove, and a butterfly garden. One is able to see dozens of wildlife species throughout the paths during any season. As a warning, the lowest level area trails often flood during heavy rainfall periods, which can significantly reduce the available walking path during a given time. Dinosaur State Park and Arboretum (Q609930) on Wikidata Dinosaur State Park and Arboretum on Wikipedia
  • Veterans Home & Hospital, 287 West Street, +1 860 529-2571. A great place to complete volunteer work, as demonstrated by various school, boy and girl scout groups, and individuals.
  • Ferry Park. An area where individuals and families can take the ferry across the Connecticut River to the town of Glastonbury, or can utilize their own boats or other recreational water equipment. Fishing is very common in this area, as one can find the docks lined with eager fisherman during the peak seasons.
  • Cora J. Belden Library, 33 Church Street, +1 860 258-7621.



  • Walmart, 80 Town Line Rd, +1 860 563-4355.
  • Run In (4 Stars), 2172 Silas Deane Hwy # 1, +1 860 563-6136. Shoe store.
  • Pavilion-West, 676 Cromwell Ave, +1 860 721-9415.
  • Cold Spring Plaza LLC, 945 Cromwell Avenue, +1 860 529-5126.
  • Great Meadow Shopping Center, 1499 Silas Deane Hwy, +1 860 257-3140.
  • Town Line Plaza Shopping Center. Featuring Town Line Diner, Ming Dynasty Restaurant, Goodwill, Stop-n-Shop, Gamestop, Walmart, Lenscrafters and Dollar-tree.




Go next[edit]

  • Hartford is just some kilometres north via the I-91 and opens up a connection of freeways to connect to other cities.
Routes through Rocky Hill
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