Mount Grace State Forest


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Mount Grace State Forest


Location:In northern central Massachusetts, on Winchester Road in Warwick, off Route 78.
Facilities:Picnic area, restrooms, trails.
Activities:Hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, hunting (with restrictions), snowmobiling.
Special Features:In 1676, during the era of Colonial skirmishes against the Wampanoag Indians known as King Phillip's War, Mary Rowland and her infant daughter Grace were captured by a band of King Phillip's warriors. On a march toward Canada the baby died, and it is said that she was buried by her mother's hands at the foot of the mountain that now bears her name.
Address:Winchester Rd
Warwick, MA 01378

Phone:978-544-3939
Web: www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/central/mgrc.htm
Size: 1,458 acres. Elevation: 1,625 feet.

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