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Naugatuck State Forest  Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 204'
Location: 41.4553, -73.0636 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Morgan Patterson, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: T. Stanford on May 31, 2013
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Description 

This state forest has a variety of climbing/rappelling options along with some creek hiking. The state forest offers a lot in regards to learning climbing/rappelling/roping technique. There is a variety of rock typical of glacial deposit CT. The composition is mainly Schist with some house sized boulders. There are three distinguished sections here; Toby's Rock which looks like a graffiti billboard painted by the not-so-witty. It is the obvious rock face lurking at Route 8. Then there are cliffs that overhang the parking area, and the house size boulder in the main parking with a few routes. The creek running down the mountain side offers a nice ravine to tyrolean traverse over a few areas. There is a slew of bouldering in NSF which can be found in the CT bouldering section. This place offers a few things if you know were they are.

Getting There 

Route 8, Beacon Falls Exit (24). Cold Spring Road (metal Bridge) follow along train tracks until parking area.

Climbing Season

For the Western Coastal Slope area.

Weather station 7.3 miles from here


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