Algonquin State Forest facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsAlgonquin State Forest
|Location||Colebrook & Winchester, Connecticut, United States|
|Area||2,987 acres (12.09 km2)|
|Elevation||558 ft (170 m)|
|Designation||Connecticut state forest|
|Administrator||Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection|
|Website||Algonquin State Forest|
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. It contains two areas of special ecological importance: Sandy Brook Natural Area Preserve and Kitchel Wilderness Natural Area Preserve, both protected as Forever Wild by state statute. The forest offers opportunities for hiking, wildlife viewing, and letterboxing.
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