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Awesome Off-Season Camping in Western MA

One of the few places that has year-round camping in MA. It's an easy 2.5 hour drive from Boston... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lurchie
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Watertown, Massachusetts
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Beautifully pond loop

We walked around the pond on a beautiful, sunny day. It was stunning and peaceful. The path was... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Pip M
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the few places that has year-round camping in MA. It's an easy 2.5 hour drive from Boston. Had a fantastic stay over Veteran's Day holiday. Off season camping is first come, first served. I had no problem getting a site. Several grocery stores...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lurchie
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

It is a smaller camping area than some I've been to. However, 5 friends went for a guys camping weekend away and it was perfect. Plenty of hiking trails,( kinda cool the Appalachian trail crossed over 2 that I did). Very easy access to the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

This park offers many many MANY different trails to loop around the park. The old cemetery and CCC camp is still on site. Not much stands, but just to think of the history you are hiking though is amazing! Loop through the woods and meander...More

Date of experience: February 2018
3  Thank Stefmacapple
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a pleasant stroll on the lake loop hike, despite overcast weather. The leaflet with points of interest marked out was good too. Recommended.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We walked around the pond on a beautiful, sunny day. It was stunning and peaceful. The path was mostly well marked, some of it through trees, some right by the lake. Very pleasant!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Pip M
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We found this place by accident on the way to somewhere else. It is very woodsy with marshes and a very nice small lake. The roads are not maintained that well, there are some good sized pot holes but if your not in a hurry...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank lois p
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We loved this place - lake; mountains; walks; wildlife; swimming... what is not to like? It was very quiet on the day we visited and we only saw 4-5 other groups there - did a 2-3 hour walk with some good elevations and views and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

The Pond Trail Loop was easy to moderate in a few places to hiking for all ages (4-64!). It was beautiful; we found salamanders, tiny little frogs/toads on the forest floor, small mammals, and a mixture of birds and plant life.There were areas of the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

We went on a beautiful warm spring Easter afternoon for a hike around the pond. It is considered an easy walk. It was for the most part. I have a bad knee so there were a couple of spots where I needed help to get...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Judi B
Reviewed 16 January 2017

There's just something about the woods in winter and ice on a pond! This is such a beautiful walk/hike around the pond; about 2 miles. It's relatively flat so an easy/moderate walk and good for dogs. In the winter you will need sturdy boots with...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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EmilyT1154
17 July 2018|
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Response from Lurchie | Reviewed this property |
Firewood, yes - during camp office hours. Ice (And more expensive firewood) can be purchased at Price Chopper in Barrington (about 10 min drive)
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EmilyT1154
11 July 2018|
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Response from dave c | Reviewed this property |
They are a good size. I fit 2 coolers and a few small bags in them.
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Holly P
11 April 2018|
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Response from dave c | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can drive and park at the sites
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