is a large forest only 25 miles north of Bostona great
place to pitch your tent in the great outdoors without driving
all the way up to New Hampshire. The area is not well known
yet, and the forest rarely crowded there were campsites
available on weekends in the middle of August this year. All
this makes for a relaxed atmosphere at the campground and on
The campground has 91 sites, most of them in the woods and therefore
well shaded in the summer. Swimming is allowed in nearby Berry
pond, and there is a great network of trails to explore the
forestcheck our Hiking in Harold Parker State Forest destination
for hiking ideas. Mountain biking is authorized on several trailstcheck
with the Rangers at the campground to know which ones are open.
Car traffic is generally light on the roads crossing the park,
so you can also take your bike on the road to explore other
parts of the forest.