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Algonquin State Forest
Algonquin State Forest is located in Connecticut
Algonquin State Forest
Algonquin State Forest
Location in Connecticut
Location Colebrook & Winchester, Connecticut, United States
Area 2,987 acres (12.09 km2)
Elevation 558 ft (170 m)
Designation Connecticut state forest
Established 1937
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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