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Thursday, April 23, 2020

Paugussett State Forest - Newtown

Upper Paugussett State Forest appears to have a new name:

Paugussett State Forest - Newtown

  • Activities: Boating, Fishing, Hiking, Letterboxing , Hunting, Mountain Biking, Additional Recreational Trail Use Information
  • Services: Parking, Boat Launch
  • Location: Lower Block:   From the junction of Route 34 and Route 111 in Monroe, proceed west on Route 34 for 0.1 mile and turn right on Great Quarter Road.  Follow this road to the end (1.4 miles) and park at the trailhead.  Upper Block: From the junction of Route 6 and Route 25 in the center of Newtown (at the flagpole), proceed north on Route 6/25 for 0.2 mile and turn right on Hanover Road.  Follow Hanover Road 1.1 miles to the end, and turn left on the Boulevard.  Follow the Boulevard 0.5 mile and turn right on Echo Valley Road. Follow Echo Valley Road 1.3 miles to the fork, and bear left. Follow sign into the Forest.  Boat Launch: For the boat launch, from the corner of Hanover Road and the Boulevard, turn left on the Boulevard and follow 2.3 miles to the Pond Brook boat launch on the right.
  • Fee:  There is no parking fee at this forest.
  • Trail Map (Upper Block)
  • Trail Map (Lower Block)
  • Trail Map (Lower Block - GPS friendly for use with mobile apps) 

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