Bigelow Hollow State Park & Nipmuck State Forest

Bigelow Hollow State Park & Nipmuck State Forest


Location:Park is 2 miles east of Union on Route 197.
Facilities:Picnic tables (é), hiking trails, boat launch ramp, pit toilets.
Activities:Pond fishing, hiking, boating, scuba diving, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, hunting (Forest only).
Special Features:Scenic, natural setting includes access to two popular trout ponds, Bigelow Pond and Lake Mashapaug. The Bigelow Hollow and Nipmuck Forest lie within one of the largest unbroken forest areas in Eastern Connecticut. Forest includes a mountain laurel sanctuary.
Address:c/o Shenipsit State Forest
166 Chestnut Hill Rd
Stafford Springs, CT 06076

Phone:860-684-3430
Web: www.dep.state.ct.us/stateparks/parks/bigelow.htm
Size: 9,000 acres (Park and adjoining Forest).

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