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View of Pond Brook inlet from Paugussett State Forest's Upper Block in Newtown, Connecticut
Paugussett State Forest is located in Connecticut
Paugussett State Forest
Paugussett State Forest
Location in Connecticut
Location Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
Area 1,947 acres (7.88 km2)
Elevation 371 ft (113 m)
Established 1940s
Governing body Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Website Paugussett State Forest

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 approximately 800 acres (320 ha) on the western shore of Lake Lillinonah. It offers boating access to the river and hiking on the blue-blazed Lillinonah Trail. The forest's Lower Block encompasses approximately 1,200 acres (490 ha) on the western shore of Lake Zoar and offers hiking on the blue-blazed Zoar Trail.

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