White Memorial maintains a wide variety of facilities
for public use - some on a fee basis, others at no charge.
  • The Pine Grove Group Campgrounds are available to non-profit youth groups at no cost and to other groups for a nominal fee.
  • Windmill Hill Family Campground is located in the shelter of woods, operates from Memorial Day to Labor Day; 18 sites are available. Advance registration and a fee are required.
  • Point Folly Family Campground, located on a peninsula in Bantam Lake, operates from early May to mid-October; 47 sites available. Advance registration and a fee are required.
  • Fees
  • Bantam Lake and the Bantam River offer fine fishing and canoeing. Both are accessible by a public boat launch. Moorings and a small number of boat slips are available on a rental basis.
  • White Memorial has a large assortment of water and land birds both permanent and seasonal.
  • Tables and other facilities are available on the grounds of the Center and in a nearby wooded grove at no cost.
Hiking Trails
  • More than 35 miles of trails, through varied terrains, are open year-round for hiking, biking, cross-country skiing and horseback riding. There are also interpretive nature trails and a boardwalk trail for observing the extensive bird life found in a wetland environment.

Group Facilities

  • The Activity Field
    A grassy area of approximately five acres, can be rented for group activities requiring a large open space.
  • The Activity Shed
    A rustic barn-like building equipped with picnic tables and electricity, can accommodate 75 for seated meals or 100 for meetings. The Activity Shed can be rented by itself or together with the Activity Field.
  • Pine Grove Camping Areas
    Pine Grove I and II group camping sites are located in White Memorial's main area and are reserved primarily for non-profit youth group camping. The sites are also available for use by other youth groups. Each Pine Grove area will hold about 25 people.
  • The Carriage House
    A complete residence center, with dining facilities for 125 and meeting space for 200. Its two dormitories can Carriage Househouse up to 30 men and 30 women at the same time.
  • The Meeting Barn A multi-purpose screened pavilion equipped with picnic tables and a campfire. Suitable for three-season use, it can accommodate groups of 60 for meetings or meals.
  • The Mott-Van Winkle Classroom
    A fully equipped and available for year-round group programs, with seating for 50, blackboards and audio-visual facilities.


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The White Memorial Conservation Center, Inc.
80 Whitehall Road
P.O. Box 368
Litchfield, CT 06759
(860) 567-0857
Museum Hours:
Monday through Saturday - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  Sunday - 12 Noon to 5:00 p.m.