Outdoor Recreation

Wethersfield has an array of Parks and playgrounds not only in the Village but throughout the town including boating, picnicking, gaming, hiking, biking, and even birdwatching. 

1860 Reservoir (Thornbush Road) — Available for fishing, open space, canoes.

Broad Street Green (Broad Street) — Surrounded by many historic homes the green is home to many community events and walkers. 

Cove Park (State Street) — The park includes T-Ball fields, picnic areas and a soccer field.

Cove Park Boat Launch (Main St)  — The boat launch is located at the end of Main St. Wethersfield Cove is a prime recreational, boating and fishing resource for the town.  The boat launch area includes docks, moorings and a boat launch with access to the Connecticut River.

Mill Woods Park (154 Prospect Street) — Mill Woods has a beach and outdoor swimming pond, picnic areas, an off-leash dog park, bocce courts, a playscape, soccer fields, lighted tennis courts, ice skating, fishing pond and walking trails for passive recreation. The park also has a skate park as well as lighted Little League Stadium, a lighted softball field, softball fields, and basketball court.

Standish Park (Hartford Avenue) — walking distance from the "Village Center" the park has a baseball field, a basketball court, soccer field, tennis courts and

Mikey's Place (a wheelchair friendly community playground), featuring two accessible playscapes for children two to twelve.

Wintergreen Woods (Folly Brook Boulevard) — The Woods contain several nature trails.

Bike/Walk Wethersfield - Historic Wethersfield is a great place to bike or walk. Reachable by the surrounding towns a person is able to get here by bike and enjoy the historic district of Old Wethersfield while getting the nature-ous side of the town as well. Ride or walk by old colonial homes, ancient burying grounds, the Wethersfield Cove, and much more!

Great Meadows Conservation Trust - The Great Meadows Conservation Trust was incorporated in 1968 by concerned citizens of Wethersfield, Rocky Hill and Glastonbury as a non-profit tax-exempt land trust to protect and preserve the Great Meadows. The trust hosts regular walks in the meadows

Geocaching- Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the geocache (container) hidden at that location. Wethersfield has numerous geocaches.

Letterboxing - Letterboxing is an intriguing pastime combining navigational skills and rubber stamp artistry in a charming "treasure hunt" style outdoor quest. A wide variety of adventures can be found to suit all ages and experience levels.

Volkssporting -started in Germany and simply defined,is a personal fitness sports and recreation program offering noncompetitive walks, hikes, bike rides, and swims.  Walking is the most popular of all Volkssporting. Wethersfield has an approved Volkssporting walk.