F. Gilbert Hills State Forest

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

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Overview

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

Dawn to dusk

Parking

Free parking is available on-site.

Parking for off-highway motorcycles available at:

  • High Rock Road, Foxboro

Activities

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

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

Facilities

  • Grills
  • Picnic areas
  • Restrooms
  • Scenic views

Accessibility

  • Restrooms

Restrictions

  • 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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