Hawkins Pond State Forest covers 539 acres and is located in the Town of Windsor in Broome County. The forest is named after Hawkins Pond, located on the adjacent county park known as the Hawkins Pond Nature Area. The forest was acquired in three purchases. The first, in 1932, was the largest purchase with the acquisition of 506 acres of land. In 1997 another 30 acres were obtained and in 1998 three acres were added to the forest.