Travel to Massachusetts
MONROE STATE FOREST
4,321 acres. Monroe State Forest is located in a mountainous, hardwood-forested area near the northwest corner of Massachusetts. There are nice views here from ridgetops and rock outcroppings. Highest elevation is 2,730-foot Spruce Mountain.
Activities: Hiking and backpacking are available on 9 miles of trails in the forest. Fishing is also feasible. Hunting is permitted in season.
Camping Regulations: Camping is allowed at three lean-tos and several other designated backpack campsites which are situated along the trails. Campfires may be built at established sites.
For Further Information: Monroe State Forest, c/o Mohawk Trail State Forest, P.O. Box 7, Char-lemont, MA 01339; (413)339-6631 (summer); (413)339-5504 (winter).