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Natchaug State Forest

Getting Here

Forest Location

Pilfershire Road
Eastford

Directions
Parking Off Route 198
Natchaug River Picnic Areas and Fishing

From the East (Danielson area): Route 6 west to Route 198 in Chaplin. Take a right onto Route 198 north. Go north on Route 198 for approximately 5.4 miles. Forest entrance is on your right in Eastford.

From the West (Hartford area): Route 84 east to Exit 69. At the end of the exit ramp, take a right onto Route 74 east. Go east on Route 74 until it ends. At the end of Route 74, take a left onto Route 44 east. Go east on Route 44 for approximately 5 miles to Route 198. Take a right onto Route 198 south. Go south on Route 198 for approximately 2.6 miles. Forest entrance is on your left in Eastford.

From the North (Southbridge, MA area): Route 198 south. Go approximately 2.6 miles after crossing Route 44. Forest entrance is on your left in Eastford.

From the South (Willimantic area): Route 6 east to Route 198 in Chaplin. Take a left onto Route 198 north. Go north on Route 198 for approximately 5.4 miles. Forest is on your right in Eastford.

Forest Access
Forest Headquarters, General Lyons Historic Site and Picnic Area, Silvermine Horse Camp, Hiking, Fishing at the Beaver Dam impoundment, Hunting and Snowmobiling

From the East (Danielson area): Route 6 west to Route 198 in Chaplin. Take a right onto Route 198 north. Go north on Route 198 for approximately 7.5 miles (you will pass a Natchaug Forest entrance sign at 5.4 miles). Take a right onto General Lyon Road. Go 1/10 mile and take a right onto Pilfishire Road. Go 1.7 miles and turn right onto Kingsbury Road. Kingsbury Road leads into Natchaug Forest.

From the West (Hartford area): Route 84 east to Exit 69. At the end of the exit ramp, take a right onto Route 74 east. Go east on Route 74 until it ends. At the end of Route 74, take a left onto Route 44 east. Go east on Route 44 for approximately 5 miles to Route 198. Take a right onto Route 198 south. Go south on Route 198 for approximately 1/10 mile. Turn left onto General Lyon Road. Go 3/10 mile and turn left onto Pilfishire Road. Go 1.7 miles and turn right onto Kingsbury Road. Kingsbury Road leads into Natchaug Forest.

From the North (Southbridge, MA area): Route 198 south. Go approximately 1/10 mile after crossing Route 44 and turn left onto General Lyon Road. Go 3/10 mile and turn left onto Pilfishire Road. Go 1.7 miles and turn right onto Kingsbury Road. Kingsbury Road leads into Natchaug Forest.

From the South (Willimantic area): Route 6 east to Route 198 in Chaplin. Take a left onto Route 198 north. Go north on Route 198 for approximately 7.5 miles (you will pass a Natchaug Forest entrance sign at 5.4 miles). Take a right onto General Lyon Road. Go 1/10 mile and take a right onto Pilfishire Road. Go 1.7 miles and turn right onto Kingsbury Road. Kingsbury Road leads into Natchaug Forest.