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SANDISFIELD STATE FOREST
7,785 acres. Sandis-field State Forest is located in a hilly and forested area of the Berkshires, in the southwestern part of the state. Included here are streams, swamps, and a 36-acre lake.
Activities: Some trails are available for hiking and backpacking. Horseback riding is allowed on a few trails, as is cross-country skiing in winter. Canoeing and fishing are also possible. Hunting is permitted in season.
Camping Regulations: Primitive camping is restricted to 10 designated backpack campsites which are located 1.5 miles from a parking area. A fee is charged to use these sites.
For Further Information: Sandisfield State Forest, West Street, Sandisfield, MA 01255; (413)528-0904.
There is also a backpack campground with over 20 dispersed hike-in campsites at 200-acre Tully Lake, which is in north-central Massachusetts. This area is administered by the Army Corps of Engineers. Hiking trails are available. For more information contact the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tully Lake RR 2, Athol, MA 01331.