Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) State Forest

Address

78 Cape St., Goshen, MA 01032
Handicapped Accessible
Dogs Allowed

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The Details

Overview

DAR State Forest offers dozens of campsites, forest trails, a lake to swim and fish in.

Hours

Sunrise to sunset

Parking

Daily parking fees:

MA residents $8
Non-MA residents $15

 

Activities

A quiet campsite by the woods.

Camping

Dozens of sites are available and many are accessible.
A person hiking along a trail.

Hiking

DAR's 15 miles of trails include hikes for all experience levels. Try the Highland Lake Trail or make your way up to the DAR Fire Tower.

All Activities

  • Hiking
  • Mountain biking
  • Biking
  • Horseback riding
  • Camping
  • Swimming
  • Canoeing and kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Boating (non-motorized)
  • Fishing
  • Ice skating
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Educational programs

Facilities

  • Boat ramp
  • Grills
  • Group day use
  • Pavilion
  • Picnic areas
  • Restrooms
  • Showers

Accessibility

  • Accessible beaches
    • Available beach wheelchairs
  • Accessible boating
  • Accessible camping 
  • Accessible education programs
  • Accessible fishing
  • Accessible hiking trails
  • Accessible picnicking
  • Accessible restrooms
  • Accessible skiing
  • Accessible visitors center

Restrictions

  • No alcohol
  • No littering
  • Don't bring your own firewood

More info

Camping season

May 25 - Oct. 8, 2017

Off-season camping available

Picnicking

  • A shaded picnic area is available at the Upper Highland Lake beach.
  • Group picnic pavilion for groups up to 50 is available (fees apply), call park to reserve. 
  • Please take all trash with you when you leave. 

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