Shenipsit State Forest

Explore the Shenipsit State Forest



  • Sodom Road Parcel –★★ – A little rocky and a little hilly uneventful stretch of trail behind the Somers Sportsman Club
  • Soapstone Mountain –★★★★ – Rugged and varied trails with steep climbs up to a fantastic view from the tower at the summit
  • South Parcel –★★ – Old forest roads, rutted by off-road vehicles that finally switches to narrow trail

Shenipsit Trail: North Terminus


24 Greaves Rd, Stafford Springs, CT 06076, USA

Shenipsit Trail: North Terminus Connecticut State Forest and Blue Blaze Trail 716 acres in Somers and Stafford, CT Parking: North Parking: Shoulder parking near 24 Greaves Rd,…

Bald Mountain


232 Scully Road, Somers, CT, USA

Bald Mountain Northern CT Land Trust and Somers Town Park 771 acres in Somers, CT Parking: Small lot near 225 Scully Rd, Somers, CT or near 159…

Soapstone Mountain


41.961605, -72.408513

Soapstone Mountain Connecticut State Forest 1800 acres in Ellington, Somers, and Stafford, CT Parking: Medium sized lot near 399 Gulf Rd, Somers, CT Trail Map     …