Natchaug State Forest – Snowmobiles

Directions: From a point on Rte. 198 halfway between Phoenixville and Chaplin, turn east at the sign for Forest Headquarters. Proceed across the Natchaug River and uphill to a T” intersection. Parking available by turning left at 0.7 miles, lot holds 25 vehicles. These trails utilize unplowed forest roads and seasonal hiking trails with a variety of hilly terrain traversing through wooded country. Caution is requested when crossing town roads or where two-way traffic signs are posted. 17 miles of trails. No fee.

MORE: We encourage those who love off-road vehicles and snowmobiles to enjoy trails designed for those purposes.  Be sure to pass this information on to your vehicle-loving friends in The Last Green Valley! Join a riding association and learn about private land riding options, too.

At the current time, neither Connecticut nor Massachusetts has any public areas open to quads in The Last Green Valley’s 35 towns.  Additionally, there are no Connecticut state-managed areas open to dirt bikes.


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Massachusetts info:


  • Off-Road Vehicles/Snowmobiles
  • Winter Activities


66 Pilfershire Rd.
Eastford, CT 06242