Leominster State Forest

Address

Beach and Contact Station
1 Fitchburg Road, Westminster, MA 01473
Headquarters
90 Fitchburg Rd., Westminster, MA 01473
Historic site
Dogs Allowed

Details

Overview

From hiking and mountain biking to rock climbing and fishing, Leominster State Forest has everything for outdoor enthusiasts. Hike a segment of the 95-mile Midstate Trail or take a dip in Crow Hill Pond. In thee winter, break out your cross-country skis or snowshoes.

Hours

Sunrise to sunset

Parking

Daily parking fees:

MA residents $8
Non-MA residents $15

 

Activities

A person riding a mountain bike along trails.

Mountain biking

Trails range from fire roads to multi-use single tracks. No mountain biking allowed on hiking trails.
A person waking through wooded trails.

Hiking

You'll find a variety of terrain for all levels of experience throughout the forest. The 95-mile Midstate Trail passes through the western edge of the park.
A man scaling the side of a rock.

Rock climbing

Head to Crow Hill Ledges for some unique rock-climbing adventures.

All Activities

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

Facilities

  • Grills
  • Picnic area
  • Restrooms
  • Scenic viewing area
  • Showers

Services

  • Biking
  • Canoeing & kayaking
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Educational programs
  • Fishing
  • Hiking & walking
  • Horseback riding
  • Hunting
  • Mountain biking
  • Non-motorized boating
  • Rock climbing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Snow shoeing
  • Swimming

Restrictions

  • No alcohol
  • No camping
  • No open flames
  • Swimming only allowed at Crow Hill Pond

More info

Fishing opportunities

  • Paradise Pond provides great warm water fishing and exploring opportunities. It's accessible off Route 31, where several put-ins are available.
  • Crow Hill Pond is stocked with trout several times a year by Mass Fisheries and Wildlife. 

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