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Franklin State Forest

Address

80 Forge Hill Rd, Franklin, MA 02038

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Overview

Covering over 843 acres, Franklin State Forest is a minimally developed piece of land. The forest offers miles of weaving trails and fire roads. Trails are open for hiking, mountain biking, and cross-country skiing. Additionally there is a designated loop for off-roading. Access to the Southern New England Trunkline Trail is available through the forest.

Hours

Dawn to dusk

Parking

Free parking is available on-site (limited).

Facilities

  • Educational programs

Services

  • Biking
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Hiking & walking
  • Horseback riding
  • Hunting
  • Mountain biking
  • Off-roading

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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