F. Gilbert Hills is a 1000-acre state forest that offers 23 miles of trails through pine and oak. You can hike, mountain bike, and horseback ride, among other activities. The park is also part of the 30-mile Warner Trail that stretches from Sharon, Mass to Diamond Hill State park in Rhode Island. There are also 8 miles of motor biking trails.
Covering over 843 acres, Franklin State Forest is a minimally developed piece of land. The forest offers miles of weaving trails and fire roads. Trails are open for hiking, mountain biking, and cross-country skiing. Additionally there is a designated loop for off-roading. Access to the Southern New England Trunkline Trail is available through the forest.
At 16,500 acres, October Mountain is the largest state forest in Massachusetts. You'll find trails for any level of hiking experience, and you can also visit nearby Tanglewood, popular music venue and home to the Boston Symphony Orchestra.
This sprawling, 11,000-acre forest includes Berry Pond and 30 miles of trails. Whether hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, or exploring the mountain range to Berry Pond, you're sure to find the perfect outdoor adventure.
Covering over 1,000 acres, Wrentham State Forest is a minimally developed area. The gravel parking area on Taunton Street leads to miles of weaving trails and dirt roads. Trails are open for hiking, mountain biking, and cross-country skiing. Additionally there is a designated loop trail for off-roading. The park also offers access to the Warner Trail, a 30-mile hiking trail that travels through Norfolk County down to Rhode Island.