Tolland State Forest

Dogs Allowed

Details of Tolland State Forest

Overview of Tolland State Forest

At the center of Tolland State Forest sits the 1,065-acre Otis Reservoir, which offers a variety of recreational activities. A boat launch is available for boats up to 24 feet in length. No watercraft, except pontoon or sail powered boats, may exceed 24 feet in length. No boats with bathrooms are allowed on the Otis Reservoir.

Hours for Tolland State Forest

Sunrise to sunset

Parking at Tolland State Forest

Beach day-use parking fees:

MA resident   $8

Non-MA resident   $15

Fees are charged from Memorial Day weekend until Labor Day. 

Activities at Tolland State Forest

Campsite nestled into the woods


The campground is popular during summer. Campsites are on a scenic wooded peninsula.
man fishing


Fish for trout and bass in the Otis Reservoir.
Deer camouflaged in the woods


Hunting is open (in season) for all types of game, including turkey, bear, and deer.

All Activities at Tolland State Forest

  • Biking
  • Mountain biking
  • Canoeing and kayaking
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Fishing
  • Camping
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Sailing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Boating (non-motorized)
  • Boating (motorized)

Facilities at Tolland State Forest

  • Boat ramp (trailer/motor boat)
  • Educational programs
  • Grills
  • Picnic areas
  • Restrooms

Accessibility at Tolland State Forest

  • Restrooms

Restrictions at Tolland State Forest

  • No alcohol
  • No littering
  • No dogs on beach. 

More info for Tolland State Forest

Camping season is from mid-May until mid-October. Campground Office hours are 8:30 a.m.–10 p.m.


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