A member-based nonprofit. Connecting people to the land since 1895.
About Us

The Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to connecting people to the land in order to protect forests, parks, walking trails, and open spaces in Connecticut for future generations.

With a Staff of experienced conservation professionals and a Board of Directors who strongly support CFPA's mission and values, CFPA delivers programs on Blue-Blazed Hiking TrailsEnvironmental EducationLand Conservation, and Public Policy.

Our headquarters is located at the James L. Goodwin Forest & Park Center in the Rockfall section of Middlefield. Click here to view our most recent 990, or contact the office to see our financial statements.

Join CFPA on Wednesday, December 15th at 6:30 p.m. via Zoom for an exciting program on protecting trails, connecting to the outdoors, and experiencing Connecticut’s quickest Annual Meeting. Learn more and register by 12/13 here.
Over the last year, CFPA's Board, staff, members, and volunteers worked to develop the future path of the Association. Learn about what we developed and, please, let us know what YOU think!
CFPA Board of Directors 2014
CFPA would not be able to accomplish all that we do without the leadership and dedication of our volunteer Board of Directors. We thank them for their amazing support and ongoing involvement with CFPA!
Meet CFPA's professional staff who work every day to connect people to the land in order to protect forests, parks, walking trails, and open spaces for future generations.
CT State Park Picture Plan 1929
You know that CFPA, established in 1895, is the first nonprofit conservation organization in Connecticut. Read on to learn more about CFPA's rich history of working to conserve Connecticut.