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Letterboxing

Image of Boy Letterboxing

Letterboxing is fun and exciting.  It is about the adventure of finding your way through the woods and the thrill of reaching your goal.  In letterboxing, you visit interesting locations and collect unique stamps to mark your visit. The letterboxes that DEEP's Division of Forestry is placing in Connecticut’s State Forests provide the means and inspiration for you to visit the State Forests and learn something about the state’s history, wildlife, trees and, of course, the forests!

Before visiting any of the below letterboxes please be sure to check the respective letterboxing webpage(s).  Sometimes letterboxes are undergoing repairs and therefore are not available.  Thank you for your understanding.
Algonquin State Forest, Colebrook
American Legion State Forest, Barkhamsted
Camp Columbia State Forest, Morris
Centennial State Forest, Easton/Newtown/Redding/Weston
Cockaponset State Forest, Chester/Haddam
Enders State Forest, Granby/Barkhamsted
Housatonic Meadows State Forest, Sharon
James L. Goodwin State Forest, Hampton
Massacoe State Forest, Simsbury/Canton
Mattatuck State Forest, Multi-Town
Meshomasic State Forest, East Hampton/Glastonbury/Portland
Mohawk Mountain State Forest, Goshen/Cornwall
Mohegan State Forest, Scotland
Nassahegon State Forest, Burlington
Natchaug State Forest, Eastford
Nathan Hale State Forest, Coventry/Andover
Naugatuck State Forest, Naugatuck/Oxford/Beacon Falls/Cheshire/Hamden
Nehantic State Forest, Lyme
Nepaug State Forest, New Hartford
Nipmuck State Forest, Union
Nye-Holman State Forest, Tolland
Pachaug State Forest, Voluntown
Paugnut State Forest, Torrington/Winchester