Carmichael Sanctuary-Nettleton's Ravine

Property Name:

Carmichael Sanctuary-Nettleton's Ravine

Donor:

Linda Carmichael

1979

Acquisition Date:

Acreage:

14.5

Location:

Bethany Mountain Rd

Habitat:

Wildlife sanctuary in forested ravine.

Adjoins State forest and town open space. Access by permission only.

Access by permission only.

The sanctuary lies on the south side of Bethany Mountain Road (Route 42), and is adjacent to a portion of the Naugatuck State Forest’s Mount Sanford Block to the west.  It’s bordered by low-density residential areas to the south and east.  It is a quiet, secluded area of unspoiled beauty typical of some of the remote areas of Connecticut, New Hampshire, and Vermont.