New Fitchburg Rd.
West Townsend

978 597 8802 year-round
978 597 2850 season contact station

Daily Parking Fee: $8 MA Vehicle, $15 non-MA Vehicle

This 1,000 acre park is open on a seasonal basis from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Pearl Hill's campground Link to the image file. offers some of the largest and most private campsites in Massachusetts, all beneath a canopy of stately pines. There are 51 campsites, now served by a new bathhouse, and a day use area which includes a five-acre pond created by the seasonal damming of Park Hill Brook, with a beach area on the pond. The area offers miles of hiking trails, abundant swimming opportunities and great antiquing.

There is a new trail connecting Damon Pond of Willard Brook State Forest to Pearl Hill State Park. Its 4 miles long and one should plan up to 3 hours or more to hike the entire trail in good conditions.

Campground Map

Park Directions

Pearl Hill State Park is located in the north-eastern part of central Massachusetts.

From the northeast: Take Rte. 495 to Littleton and the intersection with Rte. 119 west. Follow 119 west about 19 miles to West Townsend. Turn left (south) on New Fitchburg Rd. Follow New Fitchburg Rd. 1.5 miles to the park entrance on the right.

From the west: Follow Rte. 2 east to Rte. 31 north in Fitchburg. Follow 31 north through Fitchburg to the town of Ashby and the intersection with Rte. 119 east. Follow 119 east about 2.5 miles to New Fitchburg Rd. in West Townsend. Turn right on New Fitchburg Rd. The park entrance is 1.5 miles on the right.
From the east: Rte. 2 west to Leominster and Rte. 13 north. Follow Rte. 13 north to Rte. 119 west in West Townsend. turn left onto Rte. 119. Turn left onto New Fitchburg Rd. The park entrance is 1.5 miles on the right.

Things to know before you go...

Campground Office Hours: 9am–10pm
Camping Season: mid-May to mid-October