Rock Spring Preserve

The 450-acre Nature Conservancy property offers a 3.5 mile loop trail along the Little River, as well as a cut-through trail on an old farm access road. There is a great east-facing scenic vista looking over the valley into Canterbury, as well as a natural spring. Some sections of the trail along the river may…

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Talbot Wildlife Management Area

Learn and follow all of the rules, regulations and safety measures for hunting and trapping in CT & MA. Each State’s website has all the pertinent information. Whether archery or firearms, there is an assortment of game to pursue such as pheasant, turkey, water fowl, small game and deer. See websites for more details.

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James V. Spignesi, Jr. Wildlife Management Area

Area crosses Canterbury and Scotland. Pheasants only released east of Rte 97. Learn and follow all of the rules, regulations and safety measures for hunting and trapping in CT & MA. Each State’s website has all the pertinent information. Whether archery or firearms, there is an assortment of game to pursue such as pheasant, turkey,…

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Highland Campground

An affordable family campground offering modern facilities on level sites with 30 amp. Electric and water hook ups. Daily, weekly, monthly and reasonable seasonal rates ($1,925) for 2014. Centrally located to major points of interest (Foxwoods, Sturbridge, Mystic, Mohegan Sun). Pool, fishing pond, playground, rec center, planned activities, relaxation.

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Edward Waldo House – Scotland Historical Society

The Scotland Historical Society are the conservators of the Edward Waldo House which has a very long history in Scotland. Built in 1715, it remained in the Waldo family until 1975 and has a wonderful story to tell. The 10-acre property in Waldo Valley is also home to the Scotland Highland Games Festival held every Columbus Day weekend in October. Hours: May – Sept., 1st Sat. of the month, 11 am – 3 pm. Donations appreciated.

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Mohegan State Forest

Mohegan State Forest is not developed for recreation but is still a beautiful woodland. Hiking, letterboxing, and hunting.

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Highland Festival of Scotland, CT

Competitions in highland dancing, piping, drumming and amateur athletics, a clan village, Celtic music, food specialties, a sheep dog demonstration, and Highland cattle. Admission; held in early October rain or shine.

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