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  • Prescribed burns at Goodwin State Forest this spring.
  • The Government Administration and Elections (GAE) committee is holding a public hearing on April 29th on 13 proposals to convey public lands. Learn more here.
  • You have the opportunity to help shape the future of your state's woodlands through participating in the CT Forest Action Plan public input process. SURVEY CLOSES ON MAY 1ST, and round-table discussions are coming in June!
  • On March 19th, there was a devastating structure fire at Silver Sands State Park. Thankfully, no one was injured, but the new upgrades at the Park scheduled to open over Memorial Day weekend will need to be rebuilt.
  • Key Committee deadlines have been passed in late March with lots of issues start heating up for your forests, parks, trails, and open spaces. Get an early April update on a few key bills here.
Want to know more about CT Trails Day? What better way than to see photos of the events. Enjoy! Attend an event next year and maybe your photo will make it to the gallery.
CFPA Protected Properties Map
Our interactive map lets you explore our property locations & our land profiles share the story behind our protected properties including basic information like property size & public access status. Come in & explore.
Start planning your next hiking adventure today
This online tool makes hike planning for the Blue-Blazed Hiking Trail System a snap. Locate trailhead parking and check out the latest trail notices here.