Southford Falls borders Oxford and Southford, which is part of Southbury. This park has long walking trails with a lovely covered bridge at the bottom of a tumbling stream. There is a popular fishing pond that turns into an ice skating area for the winter.
One can see little evidence of the vast industry that was present in the eighteen hundreds. Various sawmills and grist mills were operated till 1855 when a vast paper mill was built. In 1901 The Diamond Match Co. of NY purchased the company. A fire destroyed the area about 1925 and the remains were sold to the Ansonia Water Co.
Continue 1.6 miles to Schreiber's Farm on your right.