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Wendell State Forest

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Area  30.62 kmĀ²
Phone  +1 413-659-3797
Wendell State Forest
Address  392 Montague Road, Wendell, MA 01379, United States
Management  Department of Conservation and Recreation
Similar  Mount Grace State For, Brimfield State Forest, Erving State Forest, Chicopee Memorial State Park, Spencer State Forest

Wendell state forest mountain biking

Wendell State Forest is a Massachusetts state forest located in the town of Wendell. The 7,566-acre (3,062 ha) parcel occupies a forested and hilly upland plateau south of the Millers River and west of the Quabbin Reservoir. Park roads were developed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s.


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Activities and amenities

  • Ponds: The day-use area at 10-acre (4.0 ha) Ruggles Pond offers swimming, fishing and a picnic area. The southern end of Ruggles Pond has beaver activities, while the northern end has human activities. Wickett Pond has a boat ramp at its northern end.
  • Trails: Trails are used for walking, hiking, mountain biking and cross-country skiing. Backcountry camping is available at a lean-to along the Metacomet-Monadnock Trail.
  • The forest is also used for hunting (in season) and forest product extraction.
  • References

    Wendell State Forest Wikipedia

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