Nehantic State Forest

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Coordinates: 41°25′09″N 72°15′39″W / 41.41917°N 72.26083°W / 41.41917; -72.26083
Nehantic State Forest
Connecticut State Forest
Country  United States
State  Connecticut
County New London
Towns Lyme, East Lyme, Salem
Elevation 285 ft (87 m) [1]
Coordinates 41°25′09″N 72°15′39″W / 41.41917°N 72.26083°W / 41.41917; -72.26083 [1]
Area 5,062 acres (2,049 ha) [2]
Established 1926 [3]
Management Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Location in Connecticut
Website: Nehantic State Forest

Nehantic State Forest is a Connecticut state forest located primarily in the towns of Lyme and East Lyme.[4]

Recreation opportunities[edit]

The forest offers hiking, swimming, picnicking, hunting, and boating with boat launches on Uncas Pond and Norwich Pond.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Nehantic 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-3. Retrieved March 20, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Connecticut State Forests Seedling Letterbox Series - Clues for Nehantic State Forest". State Parks and Forests. Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Retrieved July 21, 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "Nehantic State Forest". State Parks and Forests. Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Retrieved July 21, 2014. 

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