Lowell Dracut Tyngsboro State Forest

Trotting Park Rd., Lowell
978 369-6312

Located in three towns, this forest contains 1,140 acres including 180 acres of ponds, swamps, and wetlands. It is the probable site of a Native American village prior to colonial settlement and later was acquired to obtain granite for canals and factory foundations. The forest has six miles of trails offering hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, and snowmobiling. Hunting is permitted in season.

Trail Map


Park Directions

Lowell-Dracut-Tyngsboro State Forest is located in north-east Massachusetts.

From the South: Take Rt. 495 to Rt. 3 north. Follow Rt. 3 North to exit 32. Go right at the end of ramp, onto Drum Hill Rd. go 5 sets of lights you will cross over the Rourk Bridge. Go left at the lights on the other side of the bridge. Go 500 yards then take a right at lights onto Old Ferry Rd. Take a left onto Varnum Ave. After ½ mile, go right onto Trotting Park Rd. Parking lot is at the gate.

Recreational Opportunities


The State EPO is encouraging anyone with information about ATV use in the Lowell-Dracut-Tyngsboro Forest, including location, times, etc. to contact their toll free number and report it. The number is 1-800-632-8075

Please don't hesitate to call as they would like to document this activity and try to limit it and hopefully stop it completely