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Weathersfield Wildlife Management Area

Weathersfield; Windsor County 80 Acres

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General Description:

Weathersfield Wildlife Management Area (WMA) is an 80-acre parcel sandwiched between Route 5 and Interstate 91 in the town of Weathersfield. Timber rights on this parcel are retained by a private firm. Access is by foot only from Route 5 along the eastern boundary and Roberts Road on the southern boundary. Limited parking is available on a little used log landing.

Unique Features:

The topography of Weathersfield WMA rises steeply from Route 5 and then levels off. It is predominantly forested with typical northern hardwoods – sugar and red maple, yellow birch and beech with both red oak and bitternut hickory scattered amongst the other hardwoods.

Recreation Overview:

Weathersfield WMA is open to regulated hunting, trapping, hiking, and wildlife viewing.

Planning Overview:

The Long Range Management Plan for the Ascutney Management Unit was completed in 2016.