Otter River State Forest

Otter River State Forest


Location:In north central Massachusetts. Take Rt 2 to Exit 20, turn onto Baldwinville Road and then turn right onto Rt 202 north.
Facilities:85 campsites (including yurt camping), showers, restrooms), showers, picnic areas, pavilion, swimming beach, ball field, trails.
Activities:Camping, fishing, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, hunting (with restrictions), cross-country skiing, interpretive programs (seasonal).
Special Features:Site is a popular camping and day-use facility centered around Beaman Pond. This property was the first land acquired by the State Forest Commission in 1915.
Address:New Winchendon Rd
Baldwinville, MA 01436

Phone:978-939-8962
Web: www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/central/ottr.htm
Size: 12,788 acres.

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She said the pipeline has been proposed to run through the southern portion of the town, including between Otter River State Forest and Lake Dennison State Park.
Silver Medal Ranger of the Year awards were presented to Albert Goodin of Levi Jackson State Park, Kentucky; Betsy Cormier of Otter River State Forest, Massachusetts; Bob Montgomery of the Black Mesa Ranger District, Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest, Arizona; Frank Roberts of Garner State Park, Texas and Ted Smith of Forked Lake Campground, New York.
Otter River State Forest - Baldwinville, Massachusetts
There were also Park Serve Day activities at Wachusett Mountain in Princeton, Upton State Park, the Otter River State Forest in Templeton and two parks along Lake Qunsigamond in Worcester -- Lake Park and Regatta Point State Park.
The Coldbrook Snowmobile Club of Barre and Templeton received an $88,000 award to install a bridge over the Otter River to link the Ware River Rail Trail with Otter River State Forest.
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.
She was a lifelong camper at Otter River State Forest in Templeton.
According to the DCR website, state forests, parks, day use areas and camp sites that reopened include Federated Women's Club State Forest in Petersham, Otter River State Forest in Templeton, Willard Brook in Ashby and Townsend, and Pearl Hill in West Townsend.
About 250 Bay State high school students from more than 40 public and private schools and youth organizations competed in the 23rd annual Massachusetts Envirothon last May at Otter River State Forest in Baldwinville.
The dumping in the Birch Hill area occurred in early June, off a road that runs between Winchendon Road in Royalston through the Lake Denison area into Otter River State Forest in Templeton.
Kane of Southboro and her dog, Angel, relax at Otter River State Forest campground in Templeton.
Several local high school students participated in the 23rd annual Massachusetts Envirothon May 13 at Otter River State Forest in Baldwinville.