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From points South or East:

From points South (Waterbury): Follow Rt. 8 North to Rt. 44 in Winsted.
From points East (Hartford/Farmington): Follow Rt. 44 West to Winsted.

  1. From Winsted follow Rt. 44 West to Norfolk. Go through Winsted with its many stoplights and head west towards Norfolk.
  2. In center of Norfolk (coming from the East) at bottom of long hill just before the Norfolk Library take a left onto Village Green. This is a small street just before the village green. It is also Rt. 272 South so follow signs for that.
  3. At end of Village Green at stop sign, veer left, stay on Rt. 272 South for VERY short distance.
  4. Take first right onto Mountain Rd. (only about 300’ from the fountain at the end of the village green to Mountain Rd.)
  5. From Mountain Rd. see directions below.

From points North (Mass.Turnpike/I-90):

  1. Get off Mass.Turnpike/I-90 at Exit 2 (Lee, Mass. exit).
  2. Follow Rt. 102 South to Stockbridge, Mass.
  3. In Stockbridge Rt. 102 joins with Rt. 7 for a very short distance.
  4. Follow Rt. 7 South to Canaan, CT.
  5. In center of Canaan at stoplight take left onto Rt. 44 East.
  6. Follow Rt. 44 East to Norfolk.
  7. In center of Norfolk (coming from the West) go straight onto Rt. 272 South at yellow blinking light (white church on village green). After village green take first right onto Mountain Rd. (only about 300’ from the fountain at the end of the village green to Mountain Rd.)
  8. From Mountain Rd. see directions below.

From points West (New York State):

  1. Follow Rt. 44 East to Canaan, CT.
  2. From center of Canaan continue East on Rt. 44 to Norfolk.
  3. From center of Norfolk see directions above.
  4. From Mountain Rd. see directions below.

To the GMF Administrative Office:

  • From Norfolk green at the intersection of routes 44 and 272, go south on rt. 272 and take the first right onto Mountain Road. Follow for 5 miles (portions unpaved), pass Wangum Reservoir and continue uphill. At the intersection of Wangum Road, Steep Road and Canaan Mountain Road, bear left to follow Canaan Mountain Road. Office is 6/10 mile ahead on the left.
  • From Canaan at the intersection of routes 44 and 7, go south on route 7 for 3.5 miles. Turn left onto Undermountain Road and follow for 3 miles. Turn left onto Canaan Mountain Road and go 1.8 miles. Offices is on the right, just past the west gate of GMF.

To GMF Forestry Office:

  1. Follow Mountain Rd. for 1/3 mile then take first left onto Westside Rd.
  2. Follow Westside Rd. for about 1 mile then take first right onto Windrow Rd. (up hill)
  3. Follow Windrow Rd. for about 1 mile, the road turns to gravel after 1/2 mile or so, stay straight, don’t take a right down another gravel road.
  4. Our shop/office will be on the left, big garage with white door and green roof. It is the first building you will come to after hitting the gravel road. We are about 2 1/2 miles from the center of Norfolk.