Camp Columbia State Park

Quick Facts

Camp Columbia State Park


(860) 424-3200

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Things To Do


Camp Columbia State park is a portion of Camp Columbia which was designated as a 'State Historic Park', including the frontage on Bantam Lake and the immediate site of the Columbia University buildings. The state historic park area closed to all hunting. Access: Roadside parking along Route 109. Activities: Hiking, historic, hunting, letterboxing, paddle boating, walk-in parks

Map of Camp Columbia (CT)

Latitude, Longitude: 41.682247, -73.226426



  • Boating

    With waterfront of Bantam Lake, enjoy a day of paddling or bring your motor and create some waves.

  • Hiking

    More hiking can be done in the surrounding forest, but an interpretive trail is in the works.

  • Historic Sites

    Currently, work is being done on an interpretive trail system throughout the park to convey to the public the deep and interesting account of this fascinating and historical piece of land.

  • Hunting

    Hunting is not allowed in the historical section, but is enjoyed in the surrounding forest.



At the junction of Routes 109 and 61, continue on 109 West. After another 1.4 miles you will see a public parking area on the left side.

Phone Numbers


(860) 424-3200