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Salmon River State Forest

In the Area

Other Nearby State Recreation Areas Include:

Day Pond State Park, Colchester
Location: 5 1/2 miles west of Colchester off Route 149
Activities: Hiking, Picnicking, Pond Fishing, Swimming
Charge: Weekends and Holidays in season

Devil's Hopyard State Park, East Haddam
Location: 3 miles north of the intersection of Route 82 and Route 156
Activities: Camping, Hiking, Picnicking, Stream Fishing
Charge: None for picnic area, Campsite fee

Gay City State Park, Hebron
Location: 3 miles south of Bolton on Route 85
Activities: Picnicking, Swimming, Hiking, Field Sports, Fishing, Youth Group Camping, Cross-Country Skiing, Historic Site, Mountain Biking
Charge: Weekends and holidays

Hurd State Park, East Hampton 
Location: 3 miles south of Cobalt center on Route 151
Activities: Fishing, Hiking
Charge: None