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William H. Champlin, Jr. Forest

Area

Description

As a community resource featuring woods, water, wildlife and high-quality farm soils, Champlin Forest has many significant and diverse conservation features. Half of the property consists of well-managed, productive woodlands, containing marketable timber along with a diversity of wildlife habitats, consisting of a field, varied woodland types, vernal pools and wetlands.

The property serves as the headwaters of and includes extensive frontage along Clark Brook and contributes to two nearby public water supplies. Remnants of a small-scale granite quarry dating to the mid-1800s, when stones were drilled and cut by hand, are evident as well.

Champlin Forest features a kiosk and parking area on Route 108, and hiking trails through field and forest.

  • Please pack out all trash
  • No camping or campfires
  • No motorized wheeled vehicles
Allowed Activities
Birdwatching
Dog Walking
Cross Country Skiing
Good For
Dogs
Families
Rules & Regulation
Dogs Permitted

Additional Information

Accessibility Description

This parking are is not plowed in winter and may not be accessible.