Tolland State Forest


410 Tolland Road, East Otis, MA 01029
Dogs Allowed

Details   of Tolland State Forest

Overview   of Tolland State Forest

At the center of Tolland State Forest sits the 1,065-acre Otis Reservoir, which offers a variety of recreational activities. A boat launch is available for boats up to 24 feet in length. No watercraft, except pontoon or sail powered boats, may exceed 24 feet in length. No boats with bathrooms are allowed on the Otis Reservoir.

Hours   for Tolland State Forest

Sunrise to sunset

Parking   at Tolland State Forest

Boat launch parking lot fees from May 25 - September 2 

MA resident   $8

Non-MA resident   $30

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

Get a parking pass for Massachusetts state parks

Get a lifetime senior parking pass (MA residents)

Activities   at Tolland State Forest

  • Camping

  • Fishing

    Fish for trout and bass in the Otis Reservoir.
  • Hunting

    Hunting is open (in season) for all types of game, including turkey, bear, and deer.

All Activities   at Tolland State Forest

  • Biking
  • Mountain biking
  • Canoeing and kayaking
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Fishing
  • Camping
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Sailing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Boating (non-motorized)
  • Boating (motorized)
  • Educational programs

Facilities   at Tolland State Forest

  • Boat ramp (trailer/motor boat)
  • Campground with beach, comfort stations (Campers Only) Reservations required.  No walk-ins.
  • Hiking Trails

Accessibility   at Tolland State Forest

No ADA accessible facilities at this time

Restrictions   at Tolland State Forest

  • No alcohol
  • No littering
  • No dogs on beach. 
  • Dogs must remain on-leash

Read the rules for hunting in state parks

More info   for Tolland State Forest

Camping information

Camping season is from mid-May until mid-October. 

Reservations required.  No walk-ins. No visitors. Registered campers only.

Camping is $17/night for Massachusetts residents and $54/night for non-residents.

RV sites have a 35-foot driveway and are non-electric.

Please note, there is no dump station at this facility.

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