Wilton, CTs 06897 Community--Schools, Parks, Restaurants

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Wilton, CT Community. Schools-Wilton High School, Cider Mill School; Parks--Bradley Park, Horseshoe Park, Merwin Meadows; Restaurants--Portifino's, Tom-E-Toes, Orem's.

Wilton, CT's 06897 Community--Schools, Parks, Restaurants


Looking for a place to live in Wilton, CT? A bustling rural/suburban community, Wilton is located approximately one hour from New York City by either train or car. In addition to its 18,000 residents, Wilton is also home to historical sites and antique houses. Here, you will find restaurants and shops that cater to all tastes, cafes, the Wilton Library, the famous Village Market, and the Wilton Play Shop. Approximately 6,000 households make up the Wilton community.

The Wilton public school system strives for perfection and consistently receives awards for excellence. These shools consist of two elementary schools (Miller-Driscool and Cider Mill), a middle school (Middlebrook) and Wilton High School.

And for fun? For those hot summer days, Merwin Meadows and Kiwanis Park have beachy ponds for swimming. Other parks offer trails and fishing. It's also easy to find a public tennis court or a private golf club, notably Four Seasons Racquet Club and Rolling Hills Country Club.

If you're hungry, Wilton Pizza, Tom-E-Toes Orem's diner and the Wilton Luncheonette are go-to places. Finally, Bon Appetit Cafe, Portifino's, and Happy Wok provide international options.

Wilton's Public School System

Elementary Schools (Grades K-5)

Miller-Driscool School (Pre-K - 2)

217 Wolfpit Road

203-762-8678 or 203-762-3374

Cider Mill School (Grades 3, 4 & 5)
240 School Road

Middle Schools (Grades 5-8)

Middlebrook School (Grades 6-8)
131 School Road

High School (Grade 9-12)

Wilton High School (Grades 9-12)
395 Danbury Road

Private School Options in Wilton

Schools – Private

Our Lady of Fatima (PreK-8)
225 Danbury Road

Friends School (PreK-8)
317 New Canaan Road

Wilton has great community recreational park areas all over town!

Bradley Park (near us and lots of trails!)
86 acres of trails, boardwalks and wetlands on Oak Ledge Lane or Graenest Ridge, and ideal for dog walking and exploring!

Cherry Lane Park
off both Cherry Lane and Banks Drive, 50 acres, trails, a pond and picnicking.

Merwin Meadows
A favorite spot for most young families, Merwin Meadows is the only town-owned community swimming spot. In addition to its spring-fed pond, it features athletic fields and a playground!

Quarry Head
32 acres, trails, old quarry and overlook.

Horseshoe Park
6 acres of trails, a pond on Horseshoe Road near town. Sad, the town wants to let it fill in….

Schenck’s Island
13 acres of trails, picnicking and a river located on River Road. Nice to walk your dog…

Wilton Town Forest
Boas Lane and Branch Brook Road, 188 acres of walking, bridle trails and camping.

Wild Duck Reserve
16 acres, trails and nature study.

Woodcock Nature Center
146 acres through Wilton and Ridgefield, exhibits, nature store, educational and recreational programs. Runs great fun programs for the kids and the community!

Useful Links

Town of Wilton Website

Weir Farm

Wilton Historical Society

Wilton Newcomers

Wilton Chamber of Commerce

Wilton Playshop

Wilton Public Schools

Wilton Library

Wilton Villager

Wilton Bulletin

Metro North Train Schedule

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