Eastford - Natchaug
Rte. 198 (860)974-1562
Popular horse trails with camping and fine fishing. 12,935 acres, 1,2,4,6,8,10.
Hampton - James L.
Rte. 6 (860)455-9534
A conservation center with forest displays. 2,002 acres, 1,2,7,10.
Killingly - Old Furnace
Rte. 6 E
Site of an 18th century iron mill, near Ross Pond. 345 acres, 1,2.
Killingly - Ross Pond
Ross Rd. (off Rte. 6, east of Danielson)
Walking trails around the pond or up the breathtaking cliffs. 25 acres,
Killingly - Wauregan
Reservoir State Park
Shepard Hill Rd.
Large clear water pond stocked with trout. 25 acres, no fossil fuel motors,
Mansfield - Mansfield
Bassetts Bridge Rd. (860)455-9057
A 500-acre lake for boating and fishing. 247 acres, 1,2,3,7,10.
Pomfret - Mashamoquet
Brook State Park
Rte. 44 (860)928-6121
Ideal for camping, swimming and other outdoor sports. Admission fee Sat.-Sun.
and holidays in season. 1,000 acres, 1,2,5,9,10.
Scotland - James V.
Spignesi Jr. Wildlife Management Area
Pheasant, deer, and small game hunting. 441 acres, 1,2,4.
Scotland - Mohegan
Typical eastern Connecticut woodland. 395 acres, 2,4.
Sterling (Voluntown) - Pachaug
Rte. 49 (860)376-4075
Contains a rare rhododendron sanctuary. 23,115 acres, 1,2,3,4,6,7,10.
Thompson - Quaddick
East Putnam Rd. (off Rte. 44) (860)928-9200
One of the best spots for swimming and fishing. Admission fee Sat. &
Sun. and holidays in season. 116 acres, 466-acre reservoir, canoe rentals,
Thompson - West Thompson
Lake Recreation Area
Rte. 12 (860)923-2982
Federally maintained dam and reservoir. 1,700 acres, 1,2,3,4,6,7,10(seasonal).
Union - Bigelow Hollow
Rte. 197 (860)928-9200
A scenic natural woodland around Mashapaug Lake. Admission fee Sat. &
Sun. and holidays in season. 513 acres, 1,2,3,4,6,7,8,10.
Union - Nipmuck State
Wildlife area managed for forest products. 7,900 acres, 2,4.
Union - Yale Forest
Rte. 197 (south of Bigelow Hollow) (203)432-5137
The blue-blazed Nipmuck trail traverses the forest, which is mainly used
for field work by Yale University. 7,858 acres, 1,2, no organized activity.
Woodstock - Roseland
Roseland Park Rd. (off Rte. 169) (860)963-7690
An ideal recreation site for families since 1876. Admission fee Sat. &