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Natchaug State Forest

Connecticut State Forest

13,438 acres in ChaplinEastford, and Hampton CT

Parking: Plenty of parking down the road near 243 Chaplin Rd Eastford, CT

Trail Map           Trails: 16 miles      Rating: ★★★☆☆


There is a huge network of trails, swimming and fishing along the Natchaug River, access to the Air Line Trail, and a backpacking campsite just outside Nathanial Lyon State Park

Hiking

  • Blue Natchaug Trail – 6 miles
  • Yellow/Blue CCC Loop – 2.1 miles
  • Orange Multi-Use Trail – 6 miles

Swimming

There are a number of small swimming holes each with picnic areas along the Natchaug River.

History:

Established as a state forest in 1917.


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Last updated Apr. 22, 2019

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