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Pachaug State Forest Scenic Road

20.5 miles: 0 hours, 28 minutes

Trees hug the road along this lovely drive through the countryside; their fiery autumn foliage attracts fall leaf peepers. Pachaug State Forest Scenic Road (SR 49) has long stretches and some sweeping turns. New England farm homes top low, sloping hills and the occasional brook, lake or pond shimmers beside the road.


Enjoy a delightful drive through the countryside, capped off by a jaunt through Connecticut's largest state forest. Pachaug State Forest Scenic Road (SR 49) traverses a diverse landscape of thick trees, farms with stone and wooden fences, and open grassy fields. Autumn color, white winter, floral spring and lush green summer attracts visitors all year round.


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