State Parks Tagged With: State Forest

Abram S. Hewitt State Forest
West Milford, NJ
A section of Bearfort Ridge reaches into Hewitt State Forest, offering hikers a challenging climb with a rewarding view. The forest is isolated and untouched, accessible only on foot. Marshes and wetl
Algonquin State Forest
Colebrook, CT
Algonquin State Forest is a Connecticut state forest located in the towns of Colebrook and Winchester. The forest is managed for wildlife habitat and passive recreational activities.
American Legion and Peoples State Forests
Barkhamsted, CT
American Legion Located in the Pleasant Valley section of Barkhamsted, the initial 213 acres of this forest were a gift from the American Legion in 1927 to provide citizens an example of proper forest
Bass River State Forest
Tuckerton, NJ
Bass River State Forest was the first forest acquired by the state of New Jersey in 1905 for public recreation, water conservation, and wildlife and timber management. Lake Absegami, a 67-acre lake cr
Beartown State Forest
Monterey, MA
This 12,000 acre forest is the perfect place to visit no matter the season. Swim, boat, or fish in Benedict Pond. In the winter, you can cross-country ski and snowmobile.
Belleplain State Forest
Woodbine, NJ
The forested acres of Belleplain include stands of young pine, oak and Atlantic white cedar, reflecting better soil conditions and less damage by fire than found in the Pine Barrens just north of the
Big River State Forest
Keithsburg, IL
Big River State Forest in western Illinois’ Henderson County is 8 miles north of Oquawka on the Oquawka-Keithsburg blacktop. The forest is managed primarily to demonstrate sound forestry practices, wi
Brendan T. Byrne State Forest
New Lisbon, NJ
Formerly known as Lebanon State Forest, visitors are greeted by the fresh scent of pines. Today's forested acres are a strong contrast to the barren, cleared land that existed in the 1800s. The Lebano
Brimfield State Forest
Brimfield, MA
This rolling forest has over 20 miles of roads and trails for hiking, walking, and horseback riding. Fishing and hunting are also available, and snowmobiling in the winter.
Cabwaylingo State Forest
Dunlow, WV
Located on 8,296 heavily forested acres in southern West Virginia, Cabwaylingo State Forest is a beautiful destination to relax and unwind. The forest, located in Wayne County, gets its unique name fr
Cedarville State Forest
Brandywine, MD
The Piscataway Indian Tribe made this section of Southern Maryland its winter camping ground because of the mild climate and abundance of game. Legend says there is an Indian burial ground in Cedarvil
Centennial Watershed State Forest
Easton, CT
The 15,300 acres of Centennial Watershed State Forest offer diverse opportunities for hiking, fishing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and birding. In 2002, the State, in partnership with The Natur
Chester-Blandford State Forest
Blandford, MA
With trails for all experience levels, Chester-Blandford State Forest is perfect for hiking or walking. Take in the Sanderson Falls, go mountain biking, enjoy a picnic or do some hunting and fishing.
Cockaponset State Forest
Chester, CT
Cockaponset, named after an Indian chief who's buried in the Ponset section of Haddam, is the second largest state forest in Connecticut. The development of this area for recreational purposes allows
Coopers Rock State Forest
Bruceton Mills, WV
Established in 1936, Coopers Rock State Forest boasts some of the most iconic views in Almost Heaven. Located just off I-68, about 13 miles from Morgantown, the park features canyon overlooks, histori
DAR State Forest
Goshen, MA
DAR State Forest offers dozens of campsites, forest trails, a lake to swim and fish in.
Douglas State Forest
Douglas, MA
5,907-acre Douglas State Forest borders Connecticut and Rhode Island. Enjoy swimming and boating at Wallum Lake or hike miles of woodland trails.
Enders State Forest
Granby, CT
Enders State Forest lies northwest of Hartford, predominantly in the town of Granby, sharing some of its diverse forests, wetlands and waterfalls with the town of Barkhamsted to the west. It is part o
Erving State Forest
Erving, MA
Visit for a swim or hike, camp at one of our 27 sites, or kayak on Laurel Lake.
F. Gilbert Hills State Forest
Foxborough, MA
F. Gilbert Hills is a 1000-acre state forest that offers 23 miles of trails through pine and oak. You can hike, mountain bike, and horseback ride, among other activities. The park is also part of the
Federated Women's Club State Forest
Petersham, MA
Explore more than 1,000 acres of pine, maple, birch, and hemlock trees. Make your way along Fever Brook for great views of the Quabbin Reservoir. Other popular activities include fishing, hunting, and
Freetown-Fall River State Forest
Assonet, MA
This 5000-acre forest includes 25 miles of trails for hiking, horse-back riding, or off-roading (dirt bikes only). It's also home to a Wampanoag reservation.
Georgetown-Rowley State Forest
Georgetown, MA
Explore over 1,000 acres of forest for year-round activities. Hike and bike during the warmer months. After the snow falls, hit the trails for skiing and snowmobiling.
Granville State Forest
Granville, MA
If you're looking to break away from the busy day-to-day, this park is the place to be. Campsites deep in the woods offer peace and quiet. Plenty of other activities include hiking, biking, and snowsh
Greenbrier State Forest
Caldwell, WV
Covering 5,200 acres in southeastern West Virginia, Greenbrier State Forest delivers secluded natural beauty with a wide range of recreational options like fishing, swimming, hiking and mountain bikin
Harold Parker State Forest
Andover, MA
Harold Parker State Forest is a located in Andover, Mass, only an hour north of Boston. With 35 miles of trails, 11 ponds, and dozens of campsites, there’s something in this Central Hardwood-Hemlock-W
Hidden Springs State Forest
Strasburg, IL
Hidden Springs State Forest (formerly known as Shelby State Forest) consists of approximately 1,200 acres of land near Clarksburg, 10 miles southeast of Shelbyville in Shelby County. History The nam
Housatonic State Forest
Sharon, CT
Housatonic State Forest is a Connecticut state forest occupying 10,894 acres in the towns of Sharon, Canaan, Cornwall, and North Canaan.
James. L. Goodwin State Forest
Hampton, CT
Covering more than three square miles the James L. Goodwin State Forest offers recreation for every season of the year. An extensive variety of trails, including a equestrian trail and the miles-long
Jenny Jump State Forest
Hope, NJ
Jenny Jump State Forest is located in Warren County along the stunning rolling terrain of Jenny Jump Mountain Range. Panoramic vistas of the Highlands and the Kittatinny Mountains and Valley to the we
Kanawha State Forest
Charleston, WV
Located seven miles from Charleston, Kanawha State Forest is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts. The forest has more than 25 miles of hiking and biking trails, picnic areas and diverse wild
Kenneth Dubuque Memorial State Forest
Hawley, MA
Explore 35 miles of mixed-use trail throughout this 7,882-acre woodland. You can hike, mountain bike, and snowmobile. Keep a lookout for remains of the past, such as cellar holes from the abandoned vi
Kumbrabow State Forest
Huttonsville, WV
Kumbrabow State Forest is situated on top of Rich Mountain along the Western edge of the Allegheny Highlands in Randolph County. Made up of 9,474 acres at an elevation of more than 3,000 feet above se
Leominster State Forest
Westminster, MA
From hiking and mountain biking to rock climbing and fishing, Leominster State Forest has everything for outdoor enthusiasts. Hike a segment of the 95-mile Midstate Trail or take a dip in Crow Hill Po
Lowden-Miller State Forest
Oregon, IL
Nestled in the Rock River Valley, just 3 miles south of the town of Oregon, lies a 2,291-acre wooded area that is one of Ogle County's most beautiful and historic sites. Its scenic qualities come from
Lowell-Dracut-Tyngsboro State Forest
Lowell, MA
The forest spreads across 3 towns and features over 1,000 acres to explore. Hike, bike, or ski though 6 miles of trails. You'll also find plenty of ponds, swamps, and wetlands great for boating or fis
Manuel F. Correllus State Forest
Edgartown, MA
This over 5,300 acre forest sits in the center of Martha's Vineyard. You'll find miles of trails, a paved shared-use path, and a disc golf course. At the center of the park, there's a statue honoring
Massacoe State Forest
Simsbury, CT
Massacoe State Forest consists of two separate blocks of woodland in Simsbury that combine to total 370 acres. The largest block, Great Pond, is home to the town’s biggest standing water body, while t
Mattatuck State Forest
Thomaston, CT
Mattatuck State Forest is the reality of Mr. Harley F. Roberts’ vision. Initiated with a land donation from Roberts’ Black Rock Association in 1925, Mattatuck’s many parcels are spread out over many t
Meshomasic State Forest
South Glastonbury, CT
The Meshomasic State Forest is located in East Hampton, Portland, and Marlborough, Connecticut, with smaller sections located in Glastonbury and Hebron. It is popular for mountain biking, hiking, and
Mohawk Trail State Forest
Charlemont, MA
Mohawk Trail State Forest is one of the most scenic woodland areas in Massachusetts. It covers 6,000 acres of mountain ridges, gorges, and woods, and it is home to a variety of plant and animal life.
Mohegan State Forest
Baltic, CT
Mohegan State Forest is a Connecticut state forest located in the towns of Scotland and Sprague. The forest is available for hiking, hunting, and letterboxing.
Monroe State Forest
Florida, MA
Find amazing views of valleys and waterfalls in this wooded forest. As you follow trails, be on the lookout for the remnants of 19th-century cellar holes and stone walls.
Mount Grace State Forest
Warwick, MA
Explore a network of multi-use trails that traverse this scenic peak. Hike or horseback ride to its 1,621-foot summit, or during winter, break out your snowmobile or skis.
Mount Washington State Forest
Mt Washington, MA
The re-grown red oak northern hardwood forest of Mt. Washington State Forest offers more than 30 miles of trails for hiking and mountain biking. Hike the South Taconic Trail to the 2,250 ft. elev. sum
Myles Standish State Forest
Carver, MA
Myles Standish State Forest offers plenty of year-round activities for the entire family. If you’re looking for a place to camp, swim, or explore the outdoors, this southeastern park is for you.
Nassahegon State Forest
Burlington, CT
Nassahegon State Forest is a Connecticut state forest occupying 1,227 acres in the town of Burlington.The forest is managed for forestry and recreational purposes and is operated by the Connecticut De
Natchaug State Forest
Ashford, CT
Natchaug State Forest is popular for its horse trails, outstanding fishing, and riverfront picnic sites. The name Natchaug means "land between the rivers" and refers to the land at the junction of th
Nathan Hale State Forest
Coventry, CT
Nathan Hale State Forest is a Connecticut state forest encompassing 1,455 acres in the towns of Coventry and Andover. The forest is managed to sustain a reliable source of forest products and renewabl
Naugatuck State Forest
Bethany, CT
Naugatuck State Forest is a Connecticut state forest consisting of five separate blocks in the towns of Oxford, Beacon Falls, Naugatuck, Bethany, Cheshire, Hamden, Seymour, and Ansonia. The five block
Nehantic State Forest
East Lyme, CT
Visit Nehantic State Forest and discover what the first forest in New London County has to offer. Nehantic was the first state forest in New London County, and has all been purchased since 1925. Cons
Nepaug State Forest
New Hartford, CT
Nepaug State Forest is a Connecticut state forest located primarily in the town of New Hartford.
Norvin Green State Forest
Ringwood, NJ
The undisturbed forest and rugged terrain of Norvin Green offers sanctuary for birds and other wildlife. Part of the Wyanokie Wilderness Area, the forest is near Wanaque Reservoir and is home to an ex
Nye-Holman State Forest
Tolland, CT
Nye-Holman State Forest is a Connecticut state forest located in the town of Tolland. The Willimantic River flows through the forest.
October Mountain State Forest
Lee, MA
At 16,500 acres, October Mountain is the largest state forest in Massachusetts. You'll find trails for any level of hiking experience, and you can also visit nearby Tanglewood, popular music venue and
Otter River State Forest
Templeton, MA
Otter River State Forest is a popular summer destination for a day trips and camping. You can hike, mountain bike, and swim.
Pachaug State Forest
Voluntown, CT
Pachaug State Forest is the largest State Forest in Connecticut encompassing 26,477 acres, in 6 towns -- Voluntown, Sterling, Plainfield, Griswold, North Stonington, and Preston. Pachaug State Forest
Paugnut State Forest
Torrington, CT
Paugnut State Forest’s 1,702 acres spread out over four locations in north central Torrington and abut Burr Pond and Sunny Brook state parks. The main section of Paugnut totals more than 1,200 acres a
Paugussett State Forest
Newtown, CT
Paugussett State Forest is a Connecticut state forest with two separate sections located on impoundments of the Housatonic River in the town of Newtown. The forest's Upper Block encompasses approximat
Penn State Forest
Chatsworth, NJ
Penn State Forest's undeveloped wilderness attracts picnickers and hikers. Lake Oswego, a result of an upstream dam that was constructed to create a reservoir for a downstream cranberry operation, is
Pittsfield State Forest
Pittsfield, MA
This sprawling, 11,000-acre forest includes Berry Pond and 30 miles of trails. Whether hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, or exploring the mountain range to Berry Pond, you're sure to find the
Pootatuck State Forest
New Fairfield, CT
Access is through Squantz Pond State Park. Additional non-paved parking and access is available off Shortwoods Road and Pine Hill Road.
Quaddick State Forest
Thompson, CT
Quaddick State Forest is a Connecticut state forest located in the town of Thompson north of Quaddick State Park. The forest protects 466-acre Quaddick Reservoir and provides opportunities for fishing
Ramapo Mountain State Forest
Wanaque, NJ
This hilly forest is a sanctuary for wildlife. Hikers and mountain bikers enjoy miles of challenging trails. Many trails offer a view of the New York City skyline. Birdwatchers are attracted to the fo
Rehoboth State Forest
Rehoboth, MA
Hike or hunt at 138-acre Rehoboth State Forest. The forest features a gentle 1-mile loop trail, which includes a spur trail leading to an Atlantic white cedar swamp, a natural feature once characteris
Salmon River State Forest
Colchester, CT
Get a glimpse of earlier times as you walk through one of Connecticut's covered bridges. Enjoy a day of fishing and a picnic along the Salmon River. The first purchase of lands which comprise the Sa
Sand Ridge State Forest
Forest City, IL
For those who think central Illinois is one big corn field, Sand Ridge State Forest will come as a pleasant surprise. The forest is an island in a sea of agriculture. Just minutes southwest of Peoria,
Sandisfield State Forest (York Lake)
New Marlborough, MA
This northern hardwood forest includes hiking trails and York Lake, which is stocked with trout and open to non-motorized boats.
Savoy Mountain State Forest
Florida, MA
Savoy Mountain State Forest offers more than 50 miles of trails. You can also camp at one our tent sites, or reserve a log cabin.
Seneca State Forest
Dunmore, WV
West Virginia’s oldest and largest state forest, Seneca State Forest is located in rugged Pocahontas County with 12,884 acres of lush woodlands to explore. Recreational opportunities include boating i
Shawme-Crowell State Forest
Sandwich, MA
This 700-acre pitch pine and scrub oak forest is located on the western end of Cape Cod, and offers more than 15 miles of trails for hiking and horseback riding. Camping is a favorite activity from ea
Shenipsit State Forest
Stafford Springs, CT
Enjoy the views or step back in history at the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) museum in Shenipsit State Forest. The Forest contains 11 parcels spread over 7,000 acres in northeastern Connecticut.
Spencer State Forest
Spencer, MA
The 965-acre Spencer State Forest features trails that run for miles through the woods and across rivers. Visitors can picnic at Howe Pond, cross-country ski, and snowmobile.
Stokes State Forest
Sandyston, NJ
The breathtaking and panoramic view from Sunrise Mountain along the Appalachian Trail rewards the hiker who has trekked up the steep side of the mountain. The view encompasses the pastoral farmland of
Tolland State Forest
Otis, MA
At the center of Tolland State Forest sits the 1,065-acre Otis Reservoir, which offers a variety of recreational activities. A boat launch is available for boats up to 24 feet in length. No watercraft
Topsmead State Forest
Litchfield, CT
Nestled in the Litchfield Hills, Topsmead State Forest remains a precious piece of a past era with fine craftsmanship and understated wealth evident throughout the former summer estate of Miss Edith M
Trail of Tears State Forest
Jonesboro, IL
Trail of Tears State Forest is situated in western Union County, five miles northwest of Jonesboro and 20 miles south of Murphysboro. Just over 5,000 acres are within the state forest. The state fores
Tunxis State Forest
East Hartland, CT
Tunxis State Forest is a Connecticut state forest located in the towns of Hartland, Barkhamsted, and Granby. The forest surrounds Barkhamsted Reservoir and borders the Granville State Forest in Massac
Upton State Forest
Upton, MA
This 2,660-acre forest offers a mix of nature and history. Explore some of the historic structures built by the Civilian Conservation Corps, a program that provided employment during the Great Depress
Wendell State Forest
Wendell, MA
Wendell State Forest is 7,566 acres of rolling forested hills, streams, ponds, trails, a baseball diamond, and a picnic area. You can visit Wendell any time of year.
Wharton State Forest
Hammonton, NJ
Wharton State Forest is the largest single tract of land within the New Jersey State Park System. It is also the site of Batsto Village, a former bog iron and glassmaking industrial center from 1766 t
Willard Brook State Forest
Ashby, MA
Willard Brook State Forest sits on 2,597 acres near Townsend, MA. Visitors can enjoy a variety of activities, including, hiking, and cross-country skiing.
Willowdale State Forest
Topsfield, MA
Explore 40 miles of trails at Willowdale. If you're looking for something water-based, check out Hood Pond west of Route 1.
Windsor State Forest
Windsor, MA
Located deep in the rolling hills of the Berkshires, Windsor State Forest is known for its beauty. Visitors can experience the cascading waterfall at Windsor Jambs, and the Windsor Jambs Brook winds t
Worthington State Forest
Columbia, NJ
Some of the most rugged terrain and splendid views of northern New Jersey are found in Worthington State Forest. A rocky and sometimes steep trail follows Dunnfield Creek from the Delaware River to Mo
Wyantenock State Forest
Kent, CT
Wyantenock State Forest is a Connecticut state forest located in the towns of Warren, Kent and Cornwall. The forest consists of nine scattered parcels and was originally part of Mohawk State Forest. T