Brimfield State Forest

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Coordinates: 42°5′43.08″N 72°14′0.24″W / 42.0953000°N 72.2334000°W / 42.0953000; -72.2334000
Brimfield State Forest
Massachusetts State Forest
Dean Pond Recreation Area, Brimfield State Forest, Brimfield MA.jpg
Dean Pond Recreation Area
Country United States
State Massachusetts
County Hampden
Towns Brimfield, Monson, Wales
Elevation 978 ft (298 m) [1]
Coordinates 42°5′43.08″N 72°14′0.24″W / 42.0953000°N 72.2334000°W / 42.0953000; -72.2334000
Established Unspecified
Management Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
For public closed down 2013
Location of Brimfield State Forest
Website: Brimfield State Forest

Brimfield State Forest is a Massachusetts state forest located in and around the town of Brimfield in Hampden County, Massachusetts. The forest includes Dean Pond Recreation Area, a popular spot for fishing, picnicking and swimming. The park is managed by the Department of Conservation and Recreation.[2]

Activities and amenities[edit]

  • Trails: Over 20 miles (32 km) of roads and trails are used for hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, and cross-country skiing.
  • Day-use area: Dean Pond Recreation Area offers a 100-foot-long (30 m) swimming beach, picnic grounds, and fully accessible restrooms.
  • The forest also offers fishing and restricted hunting.

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Brimfield State Forest
  2. ^ "Brimfield State Forest". MassParks. Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Department of Conservation and Recreation. Retrieved August 19, 2013. 

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