Located in scenic Hubbard Park, take the beautiful drive up to see Castle Craig and its spectacular views.

Castle Craig Tower is a stone observation tower atop East Peak in Meriden.  The round stone observation tower of native trap rock was built by local stone masons in 1900.  It stands on East Peak with an elevation of 976 feet.  The tower is 32 feet in height.  The tower is part of the present 1,800 acre park which was donated by Mr. Hubbard and bears his name.

The highway separates the woodland from the recreation area, which embraces Mirror Lake and offers skating in winter.  Tennis courts, the pavilion, and other amenities including swings and playground equipment for younger children are also included in the recreation area.  The area north of the highway provides hiking and outdoor education while the area to the south is actively maintained. 

Pack List

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Activities Chillin, Photography
Skill Level Beginner
Season Spring, Summer, Autumn
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Handicap Accessible


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