Nassahegon State Forest
|Nassahegon State Forest|
|Connecticut State Forest|
|Elevation||741 ft (226 m) |
|Area||1,227 acres (497 ha) |
|Management||Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection|
|Website: Nassahegon State Forest|
The Nassahegon State Forest, also spelled as Nassahegan State Forest, is a Connecticut state forest located in the town of Burlington. In addition to being actively managed for forestry purposes, the forest offers opportunities for hunting, hiking, and birdwatching and is crossed by the Blue-Blazed Trails system.
Burlington Trout Hatchery
The Burlington Trout Hatchery, operated by the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, is located on Belden Road in the Nassahegon State Forest. The facility includes a building for egg incubation, fish pools and ponds, and a short nature trail. Opened in 1923, the hatchery raises brown trout and rainbow trout that are distributed into state lakes, ponds, rivers and streams with public access. The hatchery is open to the public daily and admission is free.
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- "Spend The Day At The DEP Fish Hatchery". Town of Burlington. Retrieved 20 August 2014.
- Nassahegon State Forest - Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
- Burlington Trout Hatchery - Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection