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Cockaponset State Forest

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Cockaponset State Forest (Pattaconk Lake Recreation Area)

Chester, Haddam

Swimming is prohibited at Pattaconk Lake Recreation Area and in Cockaponset State Forest.  All inland beach areas are closed.

 

Cockaponset State Forest

 

 

 

Enjoy a variety of activities in Connecticut's second largest state forest.

 

 

 

PLEASE NOTE:

For current water quality alerts for this park, please visit www.ct.gov/deep/beachstatus

 

This property was acquired and/or developed with the assistance of the Land and Water Conservation Fund

 

Land and Water Conservation Fund Grant Program

 

Content last updated June 2020