Description

Come summer or winter, Beartown State Forest has got 12,000 acres for you to explore which more than makes up for any lack of acreage you might own in downtown Boston. With wildlife and recreation galore, camping here cannot be beat. Tucked in the woods the campground sits on a slope that leads to the 35 acre Benedict Pond, fit for a splish splash with your best buds. Some sites even border the shoreline, lending an ornate and relaxing view. Many trails weave throughout the park, including the one and only Appalachian Trail. When the snow starts to fall, activities such as skiing, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling can be enjoyed here. All seasons, all fun, all the time.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
12 sites
Up to 4 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Off-roading (OHV)
Snow sports
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Beartown Campground.

Beach
Forest
Lake
Swimming hole
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The vibe at Beartown Campground

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Laura K.
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July 20th, 2016

My friend and I loaded up our bikes and decided to go (hammock) camping for the weekend. With only 12 campsites, this place is a gem! The Benedict Pond Trail is just shy of 2 miles and gorgeous. Lots of trails to hike, mountain bike, or ATV. Amenities include a water spigot, composting toilets, beach, swimming area in the pond, changing area, and flush toilets/running water. The rangers are rad too. A+ Gold Star Will Camp Here Again

everything we need for a weekend! Near Benedict PondNot Edited - it's really this gorgeous!
Hipcamper Maria A.
recommends this listing.
September 6th, 2017
Hipcamper Victoria G.
recommends this listing.
August 4th, 2017
Hipcamper Mary M.
recommends this listing.
July 23rd, 2017
Hipcamper Laura K.
recommends this listing.
May 31st, 2017
Park
Beartown State Forest
State
Massachusetts
Country
United States
Phone Number
(413) 528-0904
Directions
View on Google Maps
Official Website
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Coordinates
42.234° N, 73.271° W
Unknown price
Tent Only: 9 Sites
(Up to 4 people per site)
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 3 Sites
(Up to 4 people per site)

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