Places to Visit

American Legion State Forest

Four-season fun can be found at American Legion/Peoples State Forests which offer the region's finest fishing, hunting, and winter sporting activities nestled amid the wooded splendor. Camping in summer at Austin Hawes Campground.

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Peoples State Forest

Great picnicking, hiking, fishing, and pavilion area.

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Nepaug State Forest

Hiking and mountain biking.

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Barkhamsted Historical Society

The Barkhamsted Historical Society is working to preserve and share the history and culture of the Connecticut town of Barkhamsted.

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Peoples State Forest Nature Museum

Educating people about local flora, fauna, and history.

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