Middlefield is home to a number of parks and an abundant supply
of open space for both active and passive recreation.
The "Crown Jewel" of Middlefield. Peckham Park is located in the center of town, off of Strickland Road. This 26+ acre park has baseball and soccer fields, a basketball court, a walking path, exercise stations, a skateboard park, playground, picnic area and pavilion. It is a very popular destination spot for many of Middlesex County. The Peckham Park Pavilion is available to rent for private parties and functions. click here for more info
Falls State Park
Wadsworth Falls State Park,
or simply Wadsworth Falls, is a Connecticut state park
located in the towns of Middletown and Middlefield. The park lies in
the northeast corner of Middlefield, and extends across the town border
into Middletown with the main entrance on Route 157. The park itself
consists of a series of marked trails covering 285 acres (1.15 km2)
and is intersected by the Coginchaug River, a tributary of the Connecticut
Middlefield Dog Owners’ Group), in conjunction with Tyler Sibley,
a Middlefield Boy Scout with an ambitious Eagle Scout project and the
Town of Middlefield, joined
forces to raise the funds (and supply the volunteer labor necessary) to
construct a beautiful, new dog park
here in Middlefield!
www.middlefielddogpark.com for more information.
Hill Dinosaur Park
The Powder Hill Dinosaur Park was originally the site of a summer home for Wesley Coe. Coe granted permission to Middlefield to use the stone on his property to create the Beseck Dam in 1846. While excavating the stone, the footprints were discovered. The park is located on Powder Hill Road in Middlefield.