Harold Parker State Forest


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Harold Parker State Forest


Location:20 miles north of Boston, in Andover, North Andover, North Reading, and Middleton.
Facilities:91 campsites (some @di sites; no hookups), hot showers, restrooms (é), picnic area, beach (é), bathhouse, trails, nature center (seasonal).
Activities:Camping, canoeing, fishing, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, hunting (with restrictions), cross-country skiing, interpretive programs (seasonal).
Special Features:Situated in one of the state's oldest woodlands, the forest includes 11 ponds and more than 35 miles of trails and logging roads.
Address:1951 Turnpike St
North Andover, MA 01845

Phone:978-686-3391
Web: www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/northeast/harp.htm
Size: 3,000 acres.

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