Harold Parker State Forest


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Harold Parker State Forest


Location:20 miles north of Boston, in Andover, North Andover, North Reading, and Middleton.
Facilities:91 campsites (some @di sites; no hookups), hot showers, restrooms (é), picnic area, beach (é), bathhouse, trails, nature center (seasonal).
Activities:Camping, canoeing, fishing, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, hunting (with restrictions), cross-country skiing, interpretive programs (seasonal).
Special Features:Situated in one of the state's oldest woodlands, the forest includes 11 ponds and more than 35 miles of trails and logging roads.
Address:1951 Turnpike St
North Andover, MA 01845

Phone:978-686-3391
Web: www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/northeast/harp.htm
Size: 3,000 acres.

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Now, almost a year out from the initial hike idea, Bob has a steadily growing group hiking all the trails of Massachusetts' Harold Parker State Forest. Our district ranger, Kathy Ward, has also become a regular member of the Wednesday morning hikes.
To get to Harold Parker State Forest, take Interstate 495 to Exit 42A, go east on Route 114 about 5-1/2 miles, take a right onto Harold Parker Road, right on Middleton Road, then go half a mile to Berry Pond, gate on left.
Today - Kona Bicycles-Fox Shox Mountain Bike Adventure Series event, Harold Parker State Forest, North Andover.
For novice campers at the Harold Parker State Forest in Andover.
To get to Harold Parker State Forest, take Interstate 495 to Exit 42A, go east on Route 114 about 5.5 miles, take a right onto Harold Parker Road, right on Middleton Road, then go half a mile to Berry Pond gate on left.
Berry Pond in Harold Parker State Forest, North Andover.