Wendell State Forest

Wendell State Forest


Location:In the northeast part of central Massachusetts, on Montague Road in Wendell. Take Rt 2 to Rt 63 south through Miller Falls.
Facilities:Picnic sites, pavilion, ball field, trails, boat ramp, restrooms, scenic vistas (é).
Activities:Boating (non-motorized), canoeing, fishing, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, hunting (with restrictions), cross-country skiing.
Special Features:The main day-use area in the Forest is Ruggles Pond, a 10-acre natural pond with crystal-clear water for swimming and fishing. The Metacomet-Monadnock Trail traverses the forest boundaries, and there is a small Adirondack shelter for trail users.
Address:Montague Rd
Wendell, MA 01379

Phone:413-659-3797
Web: www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/central/wndl.htm
Size: 7,566 acres.

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The adventure series comes to Wendell State Forest on July 20, Great Brook Farm State Park in Carlisle on Sept.
On July 21, an event will be held at either Wendell State Forest in Wendell or Kenneth Dubuque State Forest in Hawley.
Today - Mountain Bike Adventure Series at Wendell State Forest in Wendell.
July 22 - Mountain Bike Adventure Series at Wendell State Forest in Wendell.
On July 22, the series moves to Wendell State Forest in Wendell, which once hosted the NORBA racing series with such legends as John Tomac and Ned Overend.
Today - Kona Bicycles-Fox Shox Mountain Bike Adventure Series at Wendell State Forest in Wendell.
Those events will be held at Wendell State Forest in Wendell, Great Brook Farm in Carlisle and F.
July 11 - Kona Bicycles-Fox Shox Mountain Bike Adventure Series at Wendell State Forest in Wendell.
The bear-man was there to protest plans at the time to redirect Route 2 in Erving across Millers River into Wendell State Forest.
The mountain bike festival series, presented by the New England Mountain Bike Association, begins next weekend and includes three events less than an hour from Worcester - at Wendell State Forest, Great Brook Farm in Carlisle, and F.
The state Universal Access Program has also identified several parks where cleanup programs will be accessible to people with disabilities, including the Nashua River Rail Trail, Moore State Park, the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail and Wendell State Forest and several other parks around the state.
In Wendell State Forest, 150 beetles have been released the past two years.