Pootatuck State Forest

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Coordinates: 41°30′55″N 73°29′53″W / 41.51528°N 73.49806°W / 41.51528; -73.49806
Pootatuck State Forest
Connecticut State Forest
Country  United States
State  Connecticut
County Fairfield
Towns New Fairfield, Sherman
Elevation 1,093 ft (333 m) [1]
Coordinates 41°30′55″N 73°29′53″W / 41.51528°N 73.49806°W / 41.51528; -73.49806 [1]
Area 1,103 acres (446 ha) [2]
Established 1920s [3]
Management Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Location in Connecticut
Website: Pootatuck State Forest

Pootatuck State Forest is a Connecticut state forest located mainly in the town of New Fairfield with a small fraction in Sherman. Recreational activities include hiking, hunting, birdwatching, snowmobiling, and cross-country skiing.[3] The forest can be accessed via trails from the adjacent Squantz Pond State Park.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Pootatuck 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. ^ a b "Connecticut State Forests Seedling Letterbox Series - Clues for Pootatuck State Forest". State Parks and Forests. Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Retrieved 2013-09-30. 
  4. ^ "Pootatuck State Forest". State Parks and Forests. Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Retrieved 2013-09-30. 

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