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, trailers, RVs, vans and truck campers
12 sites
Up to 4 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.

Horseback riding
Off-roading (OHV)
Snow sports
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Beartown Campground.

Swimming hole
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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!
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May 31st, 2017
Beartown State Forest
United States
Phone Number
(413) 528-0904
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42.234° N, 73.271° W
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Tent Only: 9 Sites
(Up to 4 people per site)
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Tent / RV / Trailer: 3 Sites
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