redding, CT

Redding is a picturesque New England town made up of miles of scenic country roads in the heart of Fairfield County. This area offers a combination of history and New England charm. Many famous artists have drawn inspiration from Redding's tranquil setting, those included are author Mark Twain, composer Charles Ives, and photographer Edward Steichen.

Redding is one of the least densely populated towns in Connecticut, but is by no means isolated. This peaceful rural community is committed to excellence in education, maintaining open space, and preserving its historical and natural resources.


Elementary Schools (K-5)

Middle Schools (Grades 6-8)

High School (Grade 9-12)

Recreational Facilities

Topstone Park
    The town’s only municipal park with a 25 acre pond for swimming and canoeing.

  • Putnam Memorial State Park
    An 800 acre historic park that was a Revolutionary army campsite in the winter of 1778-79. There are hiking and biking trails, a pond, and picnic tables.

  • Collis P. Huntington State Park
    A 900 acres including 7.5 miles of trails serving hikers, bikers, horseback riders and cross-country skiers and 4 ponds for fishing.

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