DAR State Forest was established in 1929 when the Daughters of the American Revolution donated more than 1,000 acres to the Commonwealth. The D.A.R. has a boat launch and a private beach and is perfect for a relaxing canoe ride.
Located only a few miles from Hampshire, Puffers Pond is a great place for swimming and canoeing.
Running right through the Valley, the Connecticut River is a popular place for canoeing and kayaking.