Harold Parker State Forest, which lies in Andover, North Andover, North Reading and Middleton, comprises just over 3,000 acres of Central Hardwood-Hemlock-White Pine type of forest. The forest is twenty miles north of Boston and within one hour’s drive of three million people. Recreational opportunities include hiking, mountain biking, fishing, hunting, horseback riding, camping and …
Moderate hiking conditions exist.
Pine Meadow Conservation Land, Ayer, MA
Ward Reservation, North Andover, MA
Willard Brook State Forest, West Townsend, MA
I don’t mean to scare you away from this trail, but this is one of the largest conservation areas (453 acres!) I’ve visited and has such a vast network of trails that even with plenty of ‘You are Here’ map signs scattered across the property, the possibility of getting lost is still high. The map …
Gardner Hill/Town Forest, Stow, MA
Marble Hill, Stow, MA
Vaughn Hill, Harvard, MA
Text about Great Hill Recreation Area, Acton, MA HERE.