Friends of Pachaug Forest, Inc.

Pachaug is the largest forest in Connecticut with 26,477 acres. This beautiful, bountiful forest has offered so much to so many for generations. People come from near and far to enjoy boating, backpacking, camping, cross country skiing, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, horse camping, hunting, motorcycling, mountain biking, picnicking, scenic vistas, snowmobiling and youth group camping. Pets…

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Hopeville Pond State Park

The 137-acre lake offers fishing, boat launch & boating (8 mph limit), plus swimming & paddling. No water skiing. Restrooms on site. Main gate open seasonally. Seasonal fee for non-state residents.

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Griswold’s Jewett City Skate Park

Griswold’s Jewett City Skate Park – Skate enthusiasts will definitely be on a roll in this park. There are no fees, but a park pass is required to use this park, which is open until 10 p.m. See website to obtain pass registration and rules. No fee.

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Ashland Pond

Ashland Pond is a 89 acre pond runs along Main St. Home to largemouth bass, pickerel, & yellow perch. No fee. State of CT Main Fishing Page http://www.ct.gov/deep/cwp/view.asp?a=2696&q=322708&deepNav_GID=1630 State of CT Freshwater Fishing Page http://www.ct.gov/deep/cwp/view.asp?a=2696&q=322680&deepNav_GID=1632 State of CT Lake Contours Maps http://www.ct.gov/deep/lib/deep/fishing/general_information/lakebathymetrymaps.pdf State of CT Anglers Guide http://www.ct.gov/deep/lib/deep/fishing/anglers_guide/anguide_part2.pdf CT State Boating website ct.gov/deep Outdoor Recreation…

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Hopeville Pond State Park

Hopeville Pond State Park is a 137-acre lake which offers fishing (handicap platform), boat launch & boating (8 mph limit), plus swimming & paddling. No water skiing. Restrooms on site. Main gate open seasonally. Some fees at park.

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Glasgo Pond & Doaneville Pond

Glasgo Pond (a long, winding 168 acre pond with paved boat launch) and Doaneville (68 acre pond accessible by waters running under Sheldon Rd.) offer fishing (largemouth bass, perch, bullhead & more), water skiing, jet skis. Paddlers can get more of a wilderness experience by paddling east & under Rte. 165. No fee. Gravel &…

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Hopeville Pond State Park

Hopeville Pond State Park is a 137-acre lake which offers swimming as well as boating. Restrooms on site. Main gate open seasonally. Some fees at this park.

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Hopeville Pond State Park

Hopeville Pond State Park offers trails totalling up to 13.1 miles are moderate. The Blue Blazed Nehantic Trail begins at the park and runs through pleasant scenery, descending Mount Misery into the Civilian Conservation Corps camp area of Pachaug State Forest in Voluntown. Some fees at this site.

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