Southern New England Trunkline Trail

Dogs Allowed



The Southern New England Trunkline Trail runs 22 miles from Douglas State Forest to Franklin State Forest. The trail is one of the longest trails in Massachusetts, running through 6 towns. You can find marked trail entrances at each of these towns. The trail is popular to bicyclists, cross-country skiers, equestrians, and hikers.


Sunrise to sunset


Douglas State Forest daily parking fees

MA resident $9
Non-MA resident $15

Additional free on-site parking can be found along the trail.



  • Biking
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Hiking & biking
  • Horseback riding
  • Mountain biking


  • No off-road vehicles


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