Lake Dennison Recreation Area


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Lake Dennison Recreation Area


Location:In north-central Massachusetts, in Winchendon, off Route 202 via Route 2.
Facilities:150 campsites, showers, restrooms, beaches (é), picnic area, trails, boat ramp.
Activities:Camping, boating (non-motorized), canoeing, fishing, swimming, hiking, horseback riding, cross-county skiing, hunting (with restrictions), interpretive program.
Special Features:This rustic park, which offers waterfront camping beside an 85-acre freshwater lake, is a section of an Army Corps of Engineers flood control project.
Address:Rt 202
Winchendon, MA 01475

Phone:978-939-8962
Web: www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/central/lden.htm
Size: 4,221 acres.

See other parks in Massachusetts.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
June 28 -- Lake Dennison 5K (part of North County Quad Series), Lake Dennison Recreation Area, 1366 Main St., Winchendon.
McGregor, was only out of sight of his family for 10 seconds on Saturday afternoon when his snowmobile veered out of control while going around a curve at the Lake Dennison Recreation Area. He fell from the machine and was killed when he hit the ground.
Otter River State Forest and Lake Dennison Recreation Area - The Otter River State Forest, located in Baldwinville, is managed by the state Department of Conservation and Recreation.
Port, DCR spokesman, said tree damage from the tropical storm will close Lake Dennison Recreation Area in Winchendon for the season.
The Coldbrook Snowmobile Club hosted a ride for vintage snowmobiles yesterday at the Lake Dennison Recreation Area, attracting more than two dozen vintage - more than 20 years old - snowmobiles, riders and their families; and hundreds more of the modern variety from Oakham, Spencer, Gardner, Russell, Baldwinville, Millville, Phillipston, Southboro and beyond.
Lisbeth "Betsy" Cormier, 54, of Leicester, a naturalist and interpretive ranger at Otter River State Forest in Baldwinville and the nearby Lake Dennison Recreation Area in Winchendon, was honored with a Silver Medal award, one of five awarded annually by ReserveAmerica, the camping reservation system that represents 3,000 state and federal park campgrounds across the country.

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