Federated Women's Club State Forest

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Coordinates: 42°29′27″N 72°15′15″W / 42.49083°N 72.25417°W / 42.49083; -72.25417
Federated Women's Club State Forest
Massachusetts State Park
West Street, Federated Women's Club State Forest, Petersham MA.jpg
West Street
Country United States
State Massachusetts
Counties Worcester, Franklin
Towns Petersham, New Salem
River Fever Brook
Location Route 112
 - elevation 627 ft (191 m)
 - coordinates 42°29′27″N 72°15′15″W / 42.49083°N 72.25417°W / 42.49083; -72.25417
Area 984 acres (398 ha)
Founded Unspecified
Management Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
Location of Federated Women's Club S.F.
Website: Federated Women's Club State Forest
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Federated Women's Club State Forest

Federated Women's Club State Forest is a Massachusetts state forest located in the towns of Petersham and New Salem.[1] Notable forest scenery is found along wooded roads with views of Fever Brook, which has been dammed and provides a stopover for migrating birds. The forest's most prominent geological feature, "The Gorge," is found in the southwest part of the property. The forest is managed by the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR).

Activities and amenities[edit]

  • Camping: There are a limited number of primitive campsites which are first-come, first-served. Registration is at Erving State Forest.
  • Trails are used for hiking and cross-country skiing.
  • The forest also offers fishing and restricted hunting.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Federated Women's Club State Forest". MassParks. Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Department of Conservation and Recreation. Retrieved August 16, 2013. 

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