Details of Willard Brook State Forest

Overview of Willard Brook State Forest

Willard Brook State Forest sits on 2,597 acres near Townsend, MA. Visitors can enjoy a variety of activities, including camping, hiking, and cross-country skiing.

Hours for Willard Brook State Forest

Sunrise to sunset

Campground office (late May to early September)

Sunday - Saturday:
9:00 am-10:00 pm

Parking at Willard Brook State Forest

Daily parking fees Memorial Day to Labor Day:

MA resident   $8

Non-MA resident   $15

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 Willard Brook State Forest

Campsite nestled in the woods

Camping

Willard Brook offers 21 campsites and one group yurt.
Person hiking through the woods

Hiking

Try the Friends Trail Loop, a 4-mile trail that connects Willard Brook with Pearl Hill State Park. Hikers should plan for at least a 3-hour adventure.

All Activities at Willard Brook State Forest

  • Camping
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Hunting
  • Mountain biking
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming

Facilities at Willard Brook State Forest

Accessibility at Willard Brook State Forest

  • Accessible camping
    • 1 yurt with accessible ramp

Restrictions at Willard Brook State Forest

  • No alcohol
  • No littering
  • Dogs must remain on-leash
  • Dogs are not allowed at yurt campsites

Read the rules for hunting in state parks

More info for Willard Brook State Forest

Camping is $14/night for Massachusetts residents and $20/night for non-residents. The large yurt (sleeps 10-12 people) is $90/night for Massachusetts residents and $115/night for non-residents. 

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