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October Mountain State Forest

256 Woodland Rd., Lee, Lee, MA
+1 413-243-1778
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Beautiful camping

The only annoyance was from the Hydro station at the bottom of the hill but besides that tons of... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
Uxbridge, Canada
via mobile
Great running spot

Wonderful spot to run through. Don't try and go on foot in the winter. Roads are closed and... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Jennifer P
Lee, Massachusetts
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“state forest” (7 reviews)
“upper loop” (3 reviews)
“off road” (3 reviews)
256 Woodland Rd., Lee, Lee, MA
256 Woodland Rd., Lee, Lee, MA
+1 413-243-1778
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

The only annoyance was from the Hydro station at the bottom of the hill but besides that tons of trails beautiful place to be Cool little town of Lee to visit with Moes Tavern, awesome East Indian food joint on the main street & the...More

Thank Megwiche
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Wonderful spot to run through. Don't try and go on foot in the winter. Roads are closed and unplowed.

Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 5 September 2017

The campground is a good place to stay for only a night or two. The sites do not offer much privacy, but there are hot showers and outdoor sinks for washing dishes. The best part is the proximity of Tanglewood for shows.

Thank Monica4321
Reviewed 27 July 2017

October Mountain campground is a Massachusetts state park campground that is very convenient (and relatively inexpensive for the Berkshires at $27/night per tent site) for trips to the BSO Tanglewood music festival in Lenox and other Berkshire attractions, such as Shakespeare and Co. theater performances....More

1  Thank Usquevagh
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We wanted to hike a fairly challenging, moderate, trail and picked October Mountain State Forest as a good place to go. Aside from that, we wanted to see the yurts that one can rent on their campsite. I spoke to the ranger and told him...More

Thank sradmd
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We have never camped at the camp area, but it looks nice. We have driven to the top of Oct. Mt. and hiked. There are many nice hiking trails. We have also picnicked at the picnic area near the reservoir which was a very nice...More

Thank helpfulcritic
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We had to go here on the 1st October just by the name! Easy trails and good views. Cold do with more places to park the car but overall nice walking area.

1  Thank LynnePeak
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Best inexpensive lodging in the Tanglewood area, but also relaxing, beautiful, and fun. Other yurts are very near, so you'll hear/see other groups and their cars. If you want privacy, you can close screen flaps, but then you are hot inside. I brought box fan,...More

Thank awwDc
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We've stayed at OCT. Mt. 4times in as many years and plan to return many more. Each of our stays has been in a yurt. For us there is no other way to enjoy being out doors. All the camping fun while having a bed...More

1  Thank zoezemaz
Reviewed 25 August 2016

isolated and peaceful great for mountain bikes. be prepared to drive on dirt roads. wished we could have more time

Thank David B
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Eloise T
10 February 2015|
Response from Deb B |
No hookups. $17/night + 8.65 registration fee through Reserve America. Not sure if you can do only 1 night, but there is a state-wide limit of 14 total days at any one park between Memorial and Labor day. RV spaces are... More