Housatonic State Forest
|Housatonic State Forest|
|Connecticut State Forest|
|Towns||Sharon, Canaan, Cornwall, North Canaan|
|Elevation||1,145 ft (349 m) |
|Area||10,894 acres (4,409 ha) |
|Management||Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection|
|Website: Housatonic State Forest|
Housatonic State Forest is a Connecticut state forest located in five towns. These include Sharon, Canaan, Cornwall, and North Canaan. The state forest includes two Connecticut natural area preserves: Gold’s Pines and Canaan Mountain. It is the only Connecticut state forest that includes a portion of the Appalachian Trail.
- "Housatonic State Forest". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey.
- Legislative Program Review and Investigations Committee (January 23, 2014). "State Parks and Forests: Funding". Staff Findings and Recommendations. Connecticut General Assembly. p. A-2. Retrieved March 20, 2014.
- "Connecticut State Forests Seedling Letterbox Series - Clues for Housatonic State Forest". State Parks and Forests. Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Retrieved 2013-09-30.
- Housatonic State Forest Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection