Leominster State Forest


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

Details   of Leominster State Forest

Overview   of Leominster State Forest

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 the winter, break out your cross-country skis or snowshoes.

Hours   for Leominster State Forest

Day-Use Picnic Area (Beach) 9:00am-6:00pm from Memorial Day Through Labor Day. All other parking lots open sunrise to sunset.

Parking   at Leominster State Forest

Daily parking fees May 25 through September 2

MA residents   $8

Non-MA resident   $30

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

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Get a lifetime senior parking pass (MA residents)

Activities   at Leominster State Forest

  • Mountain biking

    Trails range from fire roads to multi-use single tracks.
  • 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.
  • Rock climbing

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

All Activities   at Leominster State Forest

  • 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   at Leominster State Forest

  • Grills
  • Picnic area - closed
  • Restrooms - closed
  • Scenic viewing area

Restrictions   at Leominster State Forest

  • No alcohol
  • No camping
  • No open flames
  • Swimming only allowed at Crow Hill Pond
  • Dogs must remain on-leash at all times

More info   for Leominster State Forest

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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