Browne State Forest

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Browne State Forest
Map showing the location of Browne State Forest
Map showing the location of Browne State Forest
Location within Virginia
Location Essex County, Virginia
Nearest city Tappahannock
Coordinates 37°47′25.5″N 76°46′49.7″W / 37.790417°N 76.780472°W / 37.790417; -76.780472Coordinates: 37°47′25.5″N 76°46′49.7″W / 37.790417°N 76.780472°W / 37.790417; -76.780472
Area 129 acres (52 ha)
Governing body Virginia Department of Forestry

Browne State Forest is a 129-acre (52 ha) state forest in Essex County, Virginia. It is located on Virginia's coastal plain, approximately 10 miles (16 km) southeast of Tappahannock, and 45 miles (72 km) northeast of Richmond.[1]

Browne State Forest is owned and maintained by the Virginia Department of Forestry. The forest is open to the public for various recreational opportunities, including hunting, hiking, and mountain biking. Motorized vehicles are prohibited.[1] Some uses may require visitors to possess a valid State Forest Use Permit.[2]

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  1. ^ a b "Browne State Forest". Virginia Department of Forestry. Retrieved April 8, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Virginia's State Forests". Virginia Department of Forestry. Retrieved April 8, 2017. 

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