Tunxis State Forest facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsTunxis State Forest
Massachusetts-Connecticut boundary marker on northern border of Tunxis State Forest in Hartland (near northern end of Pell Road).
|Location||Northern Connecticut, United States|
|Area||5,519 acres (22.33 km2)|
|Elevation||1,014 ft (309 m)|
|Governing body||Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection|
|Website||Tunxis State Forest|
Tunxis State Forest is a Connecticut state forest located in the towns of Hartland, Barkhamsted, and Granby. The forest surrounds Barkhamsted Reservoir and borders the Granville State Forest in Massachusetts. The forest is used for hiking, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, fishing, hunting, and letterboxing. Several trails cross the forest, including the northern end of the blue-blazed Tunxis Trail.
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