F. Gilbert Hills State Forest

Address

45 Mill Street, Foxborough, MA 02035
Historic site
Dogs Allowed

Details of F. Gilbert Hills State Forest

Overview of F. Gilbert Hills State Forest

F. Gilbert Hills is a 1000-acre state forest that offers 23 miles of trails through pine and oak. You can hike, mountain bike, and horseback ride, among other activities. The park is also part of the 30-mile Warner Trail that stretches from Sharon, Mass to Diamond Hill State park in Rhode Island. There are also 8 miles of motor biking trails.

Hours for F. Gilbert Hills State Forest

Dawn to dusk

Parking at F. Gilbert Hills State Forest

Free parking is available on-site.

ParkingĀ for off-highway motorcycles available at:

  • High Rock Road, Foxboro

Activities at F. Gilbert Hills State Forest

off-highway motorcycle trail

Off-highway motorcycles

F. Gilbert State forest offers a 7.5 mile off-road loop. This difficult, narrow, and sometimes rocky trail is best for wheeled users.
Person biking through the woods

Mountain biking

Ride the 5-mile mountain bike loop. Moderate in difficulty, the loop offers a mix of single and double track that wind through the eastern part of the forest.

All Activities at F. Gilbert Hills State Forest

  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Biking
  • Mountain biking
  • Canoeing and kayaking
  • Fishing
  • Hunting
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Snowmobiling

Facilities at F. Gilbert Hills State Forest

  • Grills
  • Picnic areas
  • Restrooms
  • Scenic views

Accessibility at F. Gilbert Hills State Forest

  • Restrooms

Restrictions at F. Gilbert Hills State Forest

  • Off-highway motorcycles (OHMs) are only allowed during the riding season (early May to late November).
  • OHMs on marked trails only (blazed in yellow).

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