Freetown-Fall River State Forest

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Freetown-Fall River State Forest


Location:In southeast Massachusetts, near Fall River and Taunton; access via Rt 24 south to Exit 10.
Facilities:Picnic area, wading pool, fields, restrooms (é), trails, historic site, scenic views.
Activities:Fishing, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, motorcycle riding (no ATVs), hunting (with restrictions), snowmobiling, dog sledding, cross-country skiing.
Special Features:Forest is the site of a 227-acre Wampanoag Indian Reservation. Profile Rock, a 50-foot natural rock outcropping, shows a profile that the Wampanoags believe to be Chief Massasoit.
Address:Slab Bridge Rd
Assonet, MA 02702

Phone:508-644-5522
Web: www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/southeast/free.htm
Size: 5,441 acres.

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