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Connecticut State Forests - Seedling Letterbox Series Clues for Mohegan State Forest

State map showing location of Mohegan State Forest

Mohegan State Forest -
 the 27th State Forest

Letterbox Stamp Forest #27

The letterbox at Mohegan State Forest has been removed due to the volume of dead and dying trees in the area. Clues are no longer available but will be replaced when the hazard has been mitigated.

Forest Scene from Mohegan State ForestMohegan State Forest consists of over 700 acres in two parcels. The largest parcel is located in Scotland with smaller pieces in Sprague. The first 300 acres of the forest was donated to the State in 1960 for the purpose of demonstrating good forest management. When the property was in private hands, timber harvesting and management had occurred, and management has continued under State ownership.  

Learn more, earn a patch: This is one of 32 letterbox hikes that is being sponsored by the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection’s Division of Forestry. When you have completed 5 of these sponsored letterbox hikes, you are eligible to earn a commemorative State Forest Centennial patch.

When you have completed five of these hikes, please contact us and let us know what sites you have visited, what your stamp looks like and how we may send you your patch.  We will verify your visits and send the patch along to you.  Contact DEEP Forestry

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Content last updated July 2019