DEEP: State Parks
State Parks
 American Legion and Peoples State Forests
 Centennial Watershed State Forest
  The 15,300 acres of Centennial Watershed State Forest offer diverse opportunities for hiking, fishing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and birding.
 Cockaponset State Forest
 Enders State Forest
 James. L. Goodwin State Forest
  Covering more than three square miles the James L. Goodwin State Forest offers recreation for every season of the year. An extensive variety of trails, including a equestrian trail and the miles-long Air Line Trail, is open from dawn until dusk, 365 days a year. The 135 acre Pine Acres Lake, and the Goodwin Conservation Center combine to make this forest an eastern Connecticut treasure.
 Massacoe State Forest
 Mattatuck State Forest
 Mohawk Mountain State Forest/State Park
 Natchaug State Forest
 Nehantic State Forest
 Nipmuck State Forest/Bigelow Hollow State Park
 Pachaug State Forest
 Pachaug State Forest, Chapman Area
 Pachaug State Forest, Green Falls Area
 Paugnut State Forest
  Paugnut State Forestís 1,702 acres spread out over four locations in north central Torrington and abut Burr Pond and Sunny Brook state parks. The main section of Paugnut totals more than 1,200 acres and is home to the 2.1 mile John Muir Trail which connects the two parks via the forest.
 Salmon River State Forest
 Shenipsit State Forest
 The Preserve
  Protected in spring 2015 after many years of conservation efforts, The Preserve is a 1,000-acre forest located in the towns of Old Saybrook, Essex and Westbrook
 Topsmead State Forest