Enders State Forest

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Coordinates: 41°57′43″N 72°54′18″W / 41.96194°N 72.90500°W / 41.96194; -72.90500
Enders State Forest
Connecticut state forest
Country  United States
State  Connecticut
Counties Hartford, Litchfield
Towns Granby, Barkhamsted
Elevation 909 ft (277 m) [1]
Coordinates 41°57′43″N 72°54′18″W / 41.96194°N 72.90500°W / 41.96194; -72.90500 [1]
Area 2,105 acres (852 ha) [2]
Established 1970 [3]
Management Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Location in Connecticut
Website: Enders State Forest

Enders State Forest is a Connecticut state forest located in the towns of Granby and Barkhamsted.[4] The forest was a gift to the state in 1970.[3]

Recreation[edit]

Several waterfalls known as Enders Falls form the core of the state forest and are popular with swimmers in the summer, though a number of injuries and deaths have been reported.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "J O Enders State Forest". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Legislative Program Review and Investigations Committee (January 23, 2014). "State Parks and Forests: Funding". Staff Findings and Recommendations. Connecticut General Assembly. p. A-1. Retrieved March 20, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Connecticut State Forests Seedling Letterbox Series - Clues for Enders State Forest". State Parks and Forests. Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Retrieved 2013-09-30. 
  4. ^ "Enders State Forest". State Parks and Forests. Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Retrieved 2013-09-29. 
  5. ^ Allyn, Scot (2013-06-10). "Teen’s death at Enders State Forest highlights water’s risks". Farmington Valley Times (Foothills Media Group). Retrieved 2013-10-29. 
  6. ^ "Another Fall in Enders State Forest". CBS Connecticut. 2013-07-02. Retrieved 2013-10-29. 

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