Travelers are voting American Legion State Forest, Mattatuck State Forest and Meshomasic State Forest as the best of 12 forests near Simsbury. There are 17 forests near Washington a city just 30 km from Simsbury and 11 forests near Weatogue which is 30 km distant. The most popular of these are Housatonic State Forest near Washington and Nepaug State Forest in Weatogue. You can find 27 forests in Connecticut and 271 forests in the country of United States. Our members favorite in Connecticut is Mattatuck State Forest and El Yunque Rain Forest is the top pick in United States. Want more? Check out our map of forests near Simsbury.