The Newtown Forest Assocation - Newtown, CT As you drive around Newtown, CT, you will occasionally notice signs like this one:
The Newtown Forest Association is the oldest private land trust organization in the State of Connecticut. Since its inception in 1923, The Newtown Forest Association has been dedicated to securing the benefits derived from open space lands for the residents of Newtown and their posterity. These open space lands which include, but are not limited to, forest and agricultural land, wildlife and nature preserves and watersheds.
Today, The Newtown Forest Association holds more than 1,000 acres located in all sections of Newtown in the land trust.
From time to time, The Newtown Forest Association sponsors hikes on the trails of the different properties in their trust. We have heard that they are very picturesque and fun to go on. If you would like to hike on your own, look for trail maps on The Newtown Forest Association's website.
Bob & Richelle Ward, Realtors, ABR
Prudential Connecticut Realty
Cell - (203) 470-9818