Federated Women's Club State Forest

Federated Women's Club State Forest


Location:In Petersham and New Salem. Take Route 202 to Route 122. Follow signs.
Facilities:Limited service campsites, trails, scenic viewing areas.
Activities:Camping (first come, first served), fishing, hiking, hunting (with restrictions), cross-country skiing, wildlife observation.
Special Features:A 140-acre wildlife sanctuary has been set aside in the center of the forest, and a dammed pond on Fever Brook attracts migrating and native wildfowl. The road along Fever Brook offers outstanding scenery. The forest's chief geological feature, the Gorge, is located in the southwest section.
Address:Rt 122
Baldwinville, MA 01436

Phone:978-939-8962
Web: www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/central/fwsf.htm
Size: 984 acres.

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Wells State Park in Sturbridge has substantial adelgid activity, as does the Federated Women's Club State Forest in Petersham,'' he said, adding the state had released the Laricobius beetle in both those locations the past two years, hoping to establish a population that will keep the insect pest in check.

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