Salmon River State Forest


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Salmon River State Forest


Location:In Colchester, 2 miles west of Route 149 on River Road, adjacent to Day Pond State Park.
Facilities:Picnic tables (é), fishing platform (é), pit toilets.
Activities:River fishing, fly fishing, white water kayaking and canoeing (early spring), hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, hunting (big and small game), sports field.
Special Features:Forest includes a long stretch of the Salmon River, which is known for its excellent trout fishing and features an area designated for fly fishing. Kayak and canoe enthusiasts come in early spring for whitewater rapids.
Address:c/o Eastern District HQ
209 Hebron Rd
Marlborough, CT 06447

Phone:860-295-9523
Web: www.dep.state.ct.us/stateparks/forests/salmon.htm
Size: 6,115 acres.

See other parks in Connecticut.