Housatonic State Forest

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Coordinates: 41°54′58″N 73°18′33″W / 41.91611°N 73.30917°W / 41.91611; -73.30917
Housatonic State Forest
Connecticut State Forest
Country  United States
State  Connecticut
County Litchfield
Towns Sharon, Canaan, Cornwall, North Canaan
Elevation 1,145 ft (349 m) [1]
Coordinates 41°54′58″N 73°18′33″W / 41.91611°N 73.30917°W / 41.91611; -73.30917 [1]
Area 10,894 acres (4,409 ha) [2]
Established 1927 [3]
Management Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Location in Connecticut
Website: Housatonic State Forest

Housatonic State Forest is a Connecticut state forest located in five towns.[3] These include Sharon, Canaan, Cornwall, and North Canaan.[2] The state forest includes two Connecticut natural area preserves: Gold’s Pines and Canaan Mountain.[3] It is the only Connecticut state forest that includes a portion of the Appalachian Trail.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Housatonic State Forest". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ a b 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. 
  3. ^ a b c d "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. 

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