Parks and Trails

Merwin Meadows

Merwin Meadows

Merwin Meadows is a community park offering a swimming pond, beach, pavilion/grills, bathhouse, playground, and athletic field. The pond, beach, pavilion/grills, and bathhouse are open from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day; the other park areas are open year round.  Park hours are sunrise to sunset.

Seasonal Passes

Park membership is required from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day during the hours lifeguards are on duty or 10:00 am to 8:00 pm.  Pass fees for the 2023 summer season are as follows:

Resident Family Pass$60.00 3 per family
Non‐Resident Family Pass$150.00 2 per family
Resident Individual Pass$30.00  
Non‐Resident Individual Pass$75.00  
Adult Resident Guests$5.00 Ages 18 and up
Youth Resident Guests$2.00 Ages 5 to 17
Adult & Senior Non-Resident Walk-in$17.00 Ages 18 and up
Youth Non‐Resident Walk-in$8.00 Ages 5 to 17
Resident Senior  OnlyNo ChargeAges 56 and up

Starting on March 1, 2023, passes may be purchased on the Parks and Recreation Online Registration System.  Passes purchased online can either be picked up at the Parks and Recreation Department at Comstock Community Center, 180 School Road during business hours or at the Park on the weekends.  Comstock Community Center hours are: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am ‐ 4:30 pm.  Merwin Meadows Park hours for pass pick up are:   Fridays from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm or Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm.  

Passes may also be purchased in-person at the Comstock Community Center, Monday through Friday, 8:30 am ‐ 4:30 pm, or by mail.  

Park Rentals

The pavilion at Merwin Meadows is available for rent.  To rent the pavilion, please visit the Parks and Recreation Online Registration System.

Schenck’s Island

Schenck’s Island is a town-owned open space located in Wilton Center. It offers a large lawn, a scenic meadow, walking trails and fishing in the Norwalk River.  Picnic tables are available for residents and non-residents to enjoy.



The Town and the Wilton Land Trust offer a number of other open spaces open for walking, hiking, biking and horseback riding.  Click here for trail lists, maps and more information.