Hiking The Mohawk Mountain State Forest

The 10th most popular hiking trail in Connecticut.

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Near Goshen, the 2,900 acre Mohawk Mountain State Forest has plenty of trails to explore with great vistas.

To reach the trail from the north, take Route 7 south onto Route 63 south to the rotary in Goshen, then Route 4 west to Mohawk State Forest.

To reach the hiking trailhead from the south, take Route 8 north, Exit 18, (Harwinton Exit). Proceed west on Route 118 to the center of Litchfield, and then go north on Route 63 to the rotary in Goshen Center. Take Route 4 west from Goshen approximately 4 miles to the entrance on the left for Mohawk State Forest.

Overall, Mohawk Mountain State Forest is the 10th most popular hiking trail of all 16 hikes in Connecticut.

Mohawk Mountain State Forest Hiking Map



Local Contact(s):  MMSF (860) 927-3238; Conn. Visitors (800) CTBOUND

Recommended Book:  "Best Hikes In Connecticut" from Rene Laubach

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Reference Source:  click here http://www.ct.gov/dep/site/default.asp

GPS:  41.83905, -73.29982

Date Published:  12/26/2015

Date Updated:  7/4/2016

ID:  12982

Mohawk Mountain State Forest Hiking Map


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