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Massachusetts
Central Region
Douglass State Forest
DOUGLASS STATE FOREST
DOUGLASS STATE FOREST
107 Wallum Lake Rd.
Douglas, Massachusetts   01516

Phone: 508-476-7872
Bordering both Connecticut and Rhode Island, this popular 4,640-acre state forest offers a variety of recreational opportunities. Visitors can enjoy swimming, boating and fishing at Wallum Lake and hiking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling onmiles of woodland trails. Facilities include two boat ramps, a pavilion, bathhouses, swimming beach, interpretive center, picnic area and restrooms. The Midstate Trail, a long-distance hiking trail that extends through central Massachusetts to Mt. Watatic in the north, runs through the forest.

Douglas State Forest also includes a rare example of Atlantic White Ceder swampland. A 5-acre portion of this swamp is designated as a Massachusetts Wildland. It is accessible to the public via a boardwalk trail.


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Directions
Douglas State Forest is located on the southern border of central Massachusetts.

From east or west: MA Turnpike (Rte. I-90) to exit 10, Rte. 395 south to exit 2, Rte. 16 east 5 miles, turn right on Cedar Street for .5 mile, go straight on Wallum Lake Rd. 1 mile

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Central Region
Douglass State Forest
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