American Legion State Forest

American Legion State Forest
Connecticut State Forest
Country United States
State Connecticut
County Litchfield
Town Barkhamsted
Elevation 594 ft (181 m) [1]
Coordinates  [1]
Area 893 acres (361 ha) [2]
Established 1927 [3]
Management Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Location in Connecticut
Website: American Legion State Forest

American Legion State Forest is a Connecticut state forest located in the town of Barkhamsted.[4] The forest is adjacent to Peoples State Forest.

Recreation opportunities

The forest's recreational offerings include canoeing on the Farmington River and hiking on a variety of trails including the blue-blazed Henry Buck and Turkey Vultures Ledges trails.[4] Camping is offered at the Austin F. Hawes Memorial Campground by the banks of the river.[3]

References

  1. ^ a b "American Legion 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-1. Retrieved March 20, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Connecticut State Forests Seedling Letterbox Series - Clues for American Legion State Forest". State Parks and Forests. Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Retrieved July 22, 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "American Legion and Peoples State Forests". State Parks and Forests. Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Retrieved September 28, 2013. 

Further reading

  • American Legion State Forest Trails Connecticut Museum Quest

External links

  • American Legion State Forest Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
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