Road Trip: Close to Home - Enders State Forest in Granby offers peaceful hiking trail and sightseeing
Enders State Forest
in Granby, Connecticut is one of the 33
state forests that combines recreation and preservation.
The forest is about 2,000 acres. It was virtually cut down
by the end of the 1800s, but it is now completely grown back.
The Christmas fern can be found at Enders, which is one of
the only evergreen ferns found in Connecticut's landscape.
Hikers can enjoy a walk to the waterfall and view beautiful
rock formations. A new walkway has been created to ensure the nature walk is
safe for all ages to enjoy.
At this time of the year, icicles can be seen forming on the
The forest is also a great place for birdwatching observing
different wildlife. Forest management promotes recreational opportunities
wildlife habitat and biodiversity