State Forest

Connecticut State Forests

Connecticut may have up to 35 state forests though the DEEP often only officially acknowledges 33.

State Forests

Algonquin American Legion Camp Columbia Centennial Watershed Cockaponset
Enders Housatonic James L. Goodwin Massacoe Mattatuck
Meshomasic Mohawk Mohegan Nassahegon Natchaug
Nathan Hale Naugatuck Nehantic Nepaug Nassahegon
Nipmuck Nye-Holman Pachaug Paugnut Paugussett
Peoples Pootatuck Quaddick Salmon River Shenipsit
The Preserve Topsmead Pootatuck Tunxis Wyantenock

Neck River Trail

Unexplored

201 Opening Hill Rd, Madison, CT, USA

Neck River Trail Madison Land Trust and Connecticut State Forest 79.85 acres in Madison, CT (12.85 land trust and 67 state property) Parking: Small pull-off near 201…

Jefferson Park

Unexplored

70 Jefferson Park Rd, Madison, CT, USA

Jefferson Park and Oil Mill Brook Madison Land Trust and Connecticut State Forest 194.8 acres in Madison, CT Parking: Cul-de-sac near 70 Jefferson Park Rd, Madison, CT…

Double Loop Trail

Unexplored

221 Warpas Rd, Madison, CT 06443, USA

Double Loop Trail Madison Land Trust and Connecticut State Forest 110 acres in Madison, CT Parking: East End: Small pull off near 221 Warpas Rd, Madison, CT…

Camp Hadley Trail

Unexplored

420 Copse Rd, Madison, CT, USA

Camp Hadley Trail Madison Land Trust and Connecticut State Forest 183 acres in Madison, CT Parking: Shoulder parking near 420 Copse Rd, Madison, CT Trail Map   …

Blinnshed Trails

Unexplored

31 Blinnshed Rd, Madison, CT 06443, USA

Blinnshed Trails Madison Land Trust and Connecticut State Forest 132.4 acres in Madison, CT (103 state, 29.4 land trust) Parking: Small lot near 31 Blinnshed Rd, Madison,…

Peoples State Forest

★★★★☆

106 E River Rd, Barkhamsted, CT 06063, USA

Peoples State Forest Connecticut State Forest 3059 acres in Barkhamsted, CT Parking: Lots of parking near 106 E River Rd, Barkhamsted, CT Trail Map       …

The Preserve

Unexplored

41.320698, -72.406485

The Preserve Essex Land Trust, Old Saybrook Town Park, State Forest 963 acres in Essex, Old Saybrook, and Westbrook, CT Parking: Essex Parking: Small lot at the… Read more…

Quaddick State Forest

★★☆☆☆

519-461 Quaddick Town Farm Rd, Thompson, CT 06277, USA

Quaddick State Forest Connecticut State Forest 1,109 acres in Thompson, CT Parking: Shoulder parking along 519-461 Quaddick Town Farm Rd, Thompson, CT Shoulder parking near 26 Wakefield…

Green Fall Pond

★★★☆☆

41.535437, -71.810033

Green Fall Pond Connecticut State Forest and Blue Blaze Trail 200 acres in Voluntown, CT Parking: Large lot near Green Fall Pond Rd, Voluntown, CT Trail Map … Read more…

Bear Den

★★☆☆☆

198 Skopek Rd, Union, CT, USA

Bear Den / Paine Hill – Nipmuck State Forest Connecticut State Forest Roughly 2600 acres in Union, CT Parking: North End: Shoulder parking near 198 Skopek Rd,…