WHERE MAIN STREET
MEETS MOTHER NATURE.
Puritan settlers of Stafford believed that they were establishing a “City of God” that would be a perfect community in the middle of a wilderness - some things never change. Despite our active downtown, lively villages and busy events calendar, residents like to view Stafford as a rural place physically separated from the outside world by undeveloped areas.
Stafford if chock full of gorgeous recreation areas, just waiting to be explored. To find your outdoor opportunity, use the map below and click on individual markers for more information.
resources to find your next adventure
CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY & ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION (DEEP)
Charged with conserving, improving and protecting the natural resources and the environment of the state of Connecticut as well as making cheaper, cleaner and more reliable energy available for the people and businesses of the state.
CONNECTICUT FOREST & PARK ASSOCIATION
The Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to connecting people to the land in order to protect forests, parks, walking trails, and open spaces in Connecticut for future generations.
NORTHERN CT LAND TRUST
The Northern Connecticut Land Trust (NCLT) protects over 1700 acres in Andover, East Windsor, Ellington, Enfield, Somers, Stafford, Tolland and Vernon. NCLT is dedicated to preserving and protecting the natural resources in the northeastern region of Connecticut; sponsoring outdoor activities to enjoy the protected lands; and supporting efforts to improve local habitats, maintain farmland and extend recreational opportunities.
STAFFORD CONSERVATION COMMISSION
Stafford town committee working to promote sound land use practices, public awareness of the ecology, conservation and the importance of safe and fun out door activity.