Douglas State Forest

Dogs Allowed

Details of Douglas State Forest

Overview of Douglas State Forest

5,907-acre Douglas State Forest borders Connecticut and Rhode Island. Enjoy swimming and boating at Wallum Lake or hike miles of woodland trails.

Hours for Douglas State Forest

Sunrise to sunset

Parking at Douglas State Forest

Daily parking fees:

MA resident   $9

Non-MA resident   $30

Mobile payments accepted via the YODEL app  Parking in MA State Parks - YODEL FAQs

Resident and non resident status is determined by the vehicle license plate

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Activities at Douglas State Forest

Group sailing across open waters.


Wallum Lake allows both motorized and non-motorized boating. Access the lake via boat ramp.
Person hiking.


Hike a section of the Midstate Trail that extends from central Massachusetts to Mt. Watatic in the north.
Group walking along the boardwalk through the sun-filled woods.

Atlantic white cedar swamp

Take the boardwalk trail to see a rare example of Atlantic White Cedar swampland.

All Activities at Douglas State Forest

  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Mountain biking
  • Biking
  • Boating (motorized)
  • Boating (non-motorized)
  • Canoeing and kayaking
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Hunting
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Snowmobiling

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