Connecticut Mountains
Middlesex County Connecticut
Hiking Trails
Bike Trails
Horse Trails
Snowmobile Trails
Cross Country Ski Trails
Looking for places to Stay, Eat or Shop?
Take a look at our listings of:

Local Businesses
Animal Care
Antiques, Art and Gifts
Bed & Breakfast and Inns
Home & Garden
Motels, Hotels and resorts
Real Estate
Vacation Cabin Rentals
Winter Sports
Custom Search

Connecticut State Forests

Cockaponset State Forest

Located within Middlesex County Connecticut with some parcels in New Haven County, the 16,000 acre Cockaponset State Forest is the 2nd largest forest in Connecticut. Named after a Native American chief, Cockaponset State Forest is disjointed and is comprised of land in the towns of Haddam, Chester, Deep River, Killingworth, Durham, Guilford, Madison, Clinton, Westbrook, Middletown and Middlefield.

Home to Pattaconk Lake, Cockaponset State Forest offers a large variety of recreational opportunities including fishing, swimming, paddling, horseback riding, mountain biking, hiking, cross-country skiing, hunting and youth group camping.

To reach the Ranger Headquarters from the North, take exit 8 off Route 9 South and turn left onto Beaver Meadow Road. Continue along Beaver Meadow Road to the 2nd right and turn onto Ranger Road.

To reach the Pattaconk Recreation Area from Middletown area, travel south along Route 9, exit 6. Turn right off the exit ramp and travel west along Route 148 for about 2 miles and turn right onto Cedar Lake Road. Continue along Cedar Lake Road for 2 miles and turn left at the Pattaconk Lake sign.

Advertise on This Site
Fairfield County Hartford County Litchfield County Middlesex County New Haven County
New London County Tolland County Windham County    
Connecticut 4X4 Trails Connecticut Hiking Trails Connecticut State Parks Connecticut State Forests  
Although we at the Mountain Travel Guide have done our best to obtain the most recent and accurate information, The Mountain Travel Guide accepts no responsibility with regards to the accuracy of information in any of the maps or information provided here or the regulations therein. No personal information is collected by the Mountain Travel Guide unless you provide it by filling out one of our advertising forms or link exchange form, see our Privacy Policy. Cookies my be placed by 3rd party companies.
Alabama Mountains Arkansas Mountains California Mountains Colorado Mountains Connecticut Mountains
Georgia Mountains Hawaii Mountains Kentucky Mountains Maryland Mountains Massachusetts Mountains
New Hampshire Mountains New York Mountains North Carolina Mountains Pennsylvania Mountains South Carolina Mountains
Tennessee Mountains Virginia Mountains West Virginia Mountains    
    What's New provides numerous links to other Websites. These links are for the reader’s convenience and does not accept any responsibility for the content of these other sites, nor for the experience that the reader has with these sites.
Mountain Travel Guide
Copyright @ 2000-2014