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Pachaug State Forest: Chapman Area

Mt. Misery & Rhododendron Sanctuary

Connecticut State Forest

acres in Voluntown, CT

Parking: Small lot near Cutoff Rd, Voluntown, CT

Trail Map               Trails: 6.4 miles           Rating: ★★★☆☆


Hiking

Pachaug Trail – 3.75 miles

  • The trail is the southern terminus, navigating some deep woods to climb up and over Mt. Misery.

Rhododendron Trail – 0.4 miles

  • And short easy and flat trail that is the closest you’ll get to a jungle in Connecticut.  “The Rhododendron Sanctuary in Pachaug Forest is one of those rare, unique places that must be on the to-see list of anyone who loves the outdoors. It is one of the state’s eight National Natural Landmarks. It is set in the middle of Connecticut’s largest state forest. And the shrubs grow in the heart of a rare Atlantic white cedar swamp.”

Nehantic Trail – 4.19 miles

  • Southern terminus

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Last updated June 2nd, 2019

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