107 Wallum Lake Rd.
Douglas, MA 01516
508 476-7872


Daily Parking Fee:  $9 MA Vehicle, $15 non-MA Vehicle

Bordering both Connecticut and Rhode Island, this popular 5,907-acre state forest offers a variety of recreational opportunities. Visitors can enjoy swimming, boating and fishing at Wallum Lake and hiking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling on miles of woodland trails. Facilities include two pavilions, boat ramp, swimming beach, picnic area and restrooms.

The Midstate Trail Link to the image file., a long-distance hiking trail that extends through central Massachusetts to Mt. Watatic in the north, runs through the forest.

Douglas State Forest also includes a rare example of Atlantic White Cedar swampland. A 5-acre portion of this swamp is designated as a Massachusetts Wildland. It is accessible to the public via a boardwalk trail.

Park Directions

The forest is located off of Rte 16 in south central Massachusetts

From the West:

Take MASS PIKE east (Rte. I-90E) to exit #10 in Auburn.
Take Rte 395 South to Exit #2, Rte 16.
Take a left onto Rte 16 East and follow for 5 miles.
Turn right onto Cedar St to STOP.
Go straight through stop onto Wallum Lake Rd.
Forest entrance is 1 mile on your right. 
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