Pachaug State Forest


Pachaug State Forest


The State Mosquito Management Program is warning Connecticut residents about the risk of infection by eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) and West Nile virus (WNV) this season. As of early September 2023, the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station has detected EEE-infected mosquitoes in Hampton, Killingly, Thompson, Tolland, Voluntown, and Woodstock. Information on EEE and WNV, mosquito bite prevention, mosquito test results, and human infection updates can be found on the Connecticut Mosquito Management Program website at


Path in Pachaug State Forest


Pachaug State Forest is the largest State Forest in Connecticut encompassing 26,477 acres, in 6 towns -- Voluntown, Sterling, Plainfield, Griswold, North Stonington, and Preston.


There are two areas, the Chapman Area and the Green Falls Area.

Alcohol is not permitted at campgrounds in Pachaug State Forest.

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 September 2023