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Peoples State Forest


category : State Forests
Nature museum, hiking trails, historical and cultural sites, picnicking, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing. Access to the Farmington River for fishing, canoeing. Camping nearby at the American Legion State Forest.


Admission: $7/CT vehicles, $10/out-of-state vehicles, weekends and holidays only. Camping $13/night.
Hours: Grounds: daily, 8-sunset. Museum: Memorial Day-Columbus Day, Sat.-Sun., and holidays. Camping: mid-Apr.-Columbus Day.
Address: East River Rd.
off Rte. 318
Phone: (860) 379-2469
Our Website:www.dep.state.ct.us/stateparks

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