Massacoe State Forest

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Massacoe State Forest
Connecticut State Forest
Country  United States
State  Connecticut
County Hartford
Towns Simsbury
Elevation 348 ft (106 m) [1]
Coordinates 41°51′20″N 72°51′48″W / 41.85556°N 72.86333°W / 41.85556; -72.86333Coordinates: 41°51′20″N 72°51′48″W / 41.85556°N 72.86333°W / 41.85556; -72.86333 [1]
Area 503 acres (204 ha) [2]
Established 1908 [3]
Management Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Massacoe State Forest is located in Connecticut
Massacoe State Forest
Location in Connecticut
Website: Massacoe State Forest

Massacoe State Forest is a Connecticut state forest located in the town of Simsbury. The forest comprises two noncontiguous sections: the Great Pond Block, which encompasses 36-acre (15 ha) Great Pond, and the Massacoe Block, which lies next to Stratton Brook State Park.[4] Forest recreational activities include hiking, fishing, and bird watching.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Massacoe 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" (PDF). Staff Findings and Recommendations. Connecticut General Assembly. p. A-2. Retrieved March 20, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Connecticut State Forests Seedling Letterbox Series - Clues for Massacoe State Forest". State Parks and Forests. Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Retrieved June 19, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Massacoe State Forest". State Parks and Forests. Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Retrieved June 19, 2014. 

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