Paugnut State Forest

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Coordinates: 41°51′21″N 73°06′08″W / 41.85583°N 73.10222°W / 41.85583; -73.10222
Paugnut State Forest
Connecticut State Forest
Country  United States
State  Connecticut
County Litchfield
Towns Torrington, Winchester
Elevation 1,099 ft (335 m) [1]
Coordinates 41°51′21″N 73°06′08″W / 41.85583°N 73.10222°W / 41.85583; -73.10222 [1]
Area 1,644 acres (665 ha) [2]
Established 1929 [3]
Management Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Location in Connecticut
Website: Paugnut State Forest

Paugnut State Forest is a Connecticut state forest located on four parcels in the towns of Torrington and Winchester.[4] The forest includes the former site of the first condensed milk factory, established by Gail Borden.[3]

Recreation[edit]

Several trails cross the forest, including the John Muir Trail which connects Burr Pond State Park and Sunnybrook State Park. The forest is best accessed through Burr Pond State Park.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Paugnut 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-4. Retrieved March 20, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Connecticut State Forests Seedling Letterbox Series - Clues for Paugnut State Forest". State Parks and Forests. Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Retrieved 2013-09-28. 
  4. ^ a b "Paugnut State Forest". State Parks and Forests. Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Retrieved 2013-09-30. 

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