Willard Brook State Forest

Willard Brook State Forest


Location:In north central Massachusetts, 50 miles from Boston, in Ashby and Townsend on Route 119.
Facilities:21 campsites, restrooms, picnic area, trails.
Activities:Camping, fishing, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, hunting (with restrictions), cross-country skiing, snowmobiling.
Special Features:Situated on the Massachusetts-New Hampshire border, the campground here lies beneath a pine canopy. A 4-mile trail connects Damon Pond of Willard Brook State Forest with nearby Pearl Hill State Park (see separate entry).
Address:595 Main St
Townsend, MA 01474

Phone:978-597-8802
Web: www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/central/wilb.htm
Size: 2,597 acres.

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The work in Willard Brook State Forest will only be along the Nashua River Rail Trail, which runs from Ayer to the New Hampshire border.
Schoenberger, just two lines are still down - in Willard Brook State Forest in Ashby, affecting no customers, and at Coggshall Park in Fitchburg, also affecting no customers.
There are state-operated campgrounds in the area including Lake Dennison in Winchendon and Willard Brook State Forest in Ashby and Townsend.
ASHBY - To celebrate this year's 75th anniversary of the Civilian Conservation Corps, Friends of Willard Brook is sponsoring a program about the Corps that was located at Willard Brook State Forest.
The Friends of Willard Brook supports properties extending from Ashburnham to Groton, including Willard Brook State Forest, Pearl Hill State Park, Townsend State Forest, J.
There's also some property by the Willard Brook State Forest in Ashby.
The Friends support extends from Ashburnham to Groton, including Willard Brook State Forest, Pearl Hill State Park, Townsend State Forest, J.
The Friends of Willard Brook is a nonprofit organization formed in 2004 and has among its goals to promote and conserve the natural, scenic and historic resources of the Willard Brook State Forest and its satellite areas.

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