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Otter River State Forest - Hiking

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By lydia.crawford

Otter River State Forest Statistics

What are the activities at Otter River State Forest ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Otter River State Forest?

The Otter River State Forest is a beautiful place to explore in Massachusetts. The forest is made up of pine and oak trees, and there are plenty of trails to hike and bike on. There's also a river that runs through the forest, and it's a great place to go fishing or swimming. The forest is a great place to visit in the fall, when the leaves are changing color.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule
Monday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PMTuesday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PMWednesday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PMThursday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PMFriday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PMSaturday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PMSunday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Coordinates
-72.0748186
42.6209573

What are the coordinates and address of Otter River State Forest?

Otter River State Forest
(978) 939-8962
86 Winchendon Rd, Baldwinville, MA 01436, USA

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Starting Point

The Otter River State Forest is located in Massachusetts. To get to the start of the trails, take Route 2 to exit 18 and follow the signs to the forest.

Why visit Otter River State Forest

The Otter River State Forest is a great place to visit for many reasons. The forest is home to a variety of wildlife, including deer, black bears, and bobcats. There are also plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation, including hiking, fishing, and camping. The forest is also home to the Otter River, which is a great place for fishing and kayaking.

Is Otter River State Forest in Massachusetts a good place for the whole family?

There is no one definitive answer to this question. Otter River State Forest in Massachusetts offers a variety of activities that may be enjoyed by the whole family, including hiking, fishing, and camping. However, some areas of the forest may be more appropriate for older children than for younger ones. It is always important to exercise caution when visiting any outdoor area and to be aware of potential hazards.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Otter River State Forest in Massachusetts are hiking, fishing, and camping.

1. Hiking: There are over 20 miles of trails to explore in Otter River State Forest.

2. Fishing: The forest is home to a variety of fish, including trout, bass, and catfish.

3. Swimming: The forest has several swimming holes that are perfect for a summer day.

4. Picnicking: There are several picnic areas in the forest with tables and grills.

5. Camping: There are six campgrounds in the forest with over 100 campsites.

Where to eat?

1. The Blue Room at the Charles Hotel in Cambridge

2. The bar at the Regency Hotel in Boston

3. The bar at the Ritz-Carlton in Boston

4. The bar at the Four Seasons in Boston

5. The bar at the Eliot Hotel in Boston

6. The bar at the Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston

7. The bar at the Lenox Hotel in Boston

8. The bar at the Park Plaza Hotel in Boston

9. The bar at the Westin Copley Place Hotel in Boston

10.The bar at the Taj Hotel in Boston

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What are the opening hours ?

Monday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PMTuesday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PMWednesday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PMThursday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PMFriday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PMSaturday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PMSunday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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