Nipmuck State Forest

Nipmuck State Forest, combined with Bigelow Hollow State Park, offers 9,000+ acres with many hiking trails maintained by CT Forest & Park Association. 3 bodies of water range from 20+ to 300 acres and offer fishing, boating (launches), & scuba diving. Hunting, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing & snowmobiling, backpack camping, plus picnic tables & pit toilets. Mountain Laurel Sanctuary (CT State Flower) greets you at Rte. 190 entrance. Some fees. Enter at either Rte. 171 or Rte. 190.


  • State/Federal/Parks/Forests


Rte. 190/Rte. 171
Union, CT 06076


860-684-3430, 860-424-3200