Nathan Hale State Forest

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Coordinates: 41°46′00″N 72°20′51″W / 41.76667°N 72.34750°W / 41.76667; -72.34750
Nathan Hale State Forest
Connecticut State Forest
Country  United States
State  Connecticut
County Tolland
Town Coventry
Elevation 561 ft (171 m) [1]
Coordinates 41°46′00″N 72°20′51″W / 41.76667°N 72.34750°W / 41.76667; -72.34750 [1]
Area 1,455 acres (589 ha) [2]
Established 1946 [3]
Management Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Location in Connecticut
Website: Nathan Hale State Forest

Nathan Hale State Forest is a Connecticut state forest located in the town of Coventry.[4] The forest land encompasses the Nathan Hale Homestead historic site.[5]

Recreation opportunities[edit]

A 57-acre (23 ha) parcel, Creaser Park, is leased to the town of Coventry for recreational use. Creaser Park offers hiking trails, fishing, and a dog-friendly area.[5] Recreational usage in the rest of the forest includes hunting and letterboxing.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Nathan Hale State Forest". Geographic Names Information System. United States 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-3. Retrieved March 20, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Connecticut State Forests Seedling Letterbox Series - Clues for Nathan Hale State Forest". State Parks and Forests. Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Retrieved July 21, 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "Nathan Hale State Forest". State Parks and Forests. Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Retrieved July 21, 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "Nathan Hale State Forest Management Plan". State Parks and Forests. Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Retrieved 2013-09-28. 

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