Leominster State Forest


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Leominster State Forest


Location:Off Route 2, Exit 28.
Facilities:Picnic areas, beach (at Crow Hill Pond only), trails, scenic viewing areas, restrooms.
Activities:Boating (non-motorized), canoeing, fishing, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, rock climbing, hunting (with restrictions), cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling.
Special Features:Forest is located in the five towns of Westminster, Princeton, Leominster, Fitchburg, and Sterling in north central Massachusetts. It contains five ponds, with more than 135 acres of total surface area, and offers a range of recreational opportunities, both summer and winter.
Address:90 Fitchburg Rd
Rt 31
Westminster, MA 01473

Phone:978-874-2303
Web: www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/central/lmsf.htm
Size: 4,300 acres.

See other parks in Massachusetts.
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near I-190 in the heart of the city's Summit neighborhood and within easy striking distance of prime X-C destinations as the back side of Mount Wachusett, Leominster State Forest, and the Wachusett Reservoir rail trail in West Boylston.
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The advisory board is looking at enhancing the experience for all users, he said, and marketing the area as a vacation destination including Leominster State Forest as a mountain biking and hiking destination and the Mass Central Rail Trail - 104 miles of trails connecting 24 communities from Boston to Northampton.
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