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Janie Pierce Park

200 Transylvania Road
Southbury, CT 06488
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This park has approximately 60 acres of scenic woodland surrounding Transylvania Pond. Janie Grey Pierce taught school for many years in a one room schoolhouse in South Britain. At her request, the land has been kept in its natural state. Nature trails, benches and picnic areas overlook the pond. Fishing, hiking & non-motorized boating are all permitted. Cooking & fires are permitted only in the grills provided. Dogs are allowed in this park but they must be on a leash.

Managed by the Southbury Conservation Commission. More information at


These areas are regulated by Southbury ordinances. Carry in, carry out garbage. Parks are open from sunrise to sunset. No camping. No alcoholic beverages. No motorized vehicles (including ATVs, snow mobiles). No hunting, no trapping. No removal or destruction of plants, etc. or other damage to the parks. Dogs on a leash at all times are allowed. To keep the trails safe and clean for other hikers and walkers, please pick up after your dog. Thank you.


Boating icon Boating   Dogs Allowed icon Dogs Allowed (on leash)  Fishing icon Fishing   Nature Trails icon Nature Trails   Picnic Area icon Picnic Area


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GIS map of Janie Pierce park


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