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Cockaponset State Forest

18 Ranger Road
860-345-8521

Enjoy a variety of activities in Connecticut's second largest state forest.

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 visitors to fully enjoy the attractiveness of the land, woods, and streams within the forest.

Activities

Cross-Country Skiing
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback Riding
Hunting
Mountain Biking
Snowmobiling
Swimming
Youth Group Camping

Camping

Cockaponset State Forest offers Youth Group Camping
 

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