Chester-Blandford State Forest
|Chester-Blandford State Forest|
|Massachusetts State Forest|
|Elevation||1,024 ft (312 m) |
|Area||2,776 acres (1,123 ha) |
|Management||Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation|
|Website: Chester-Blandford State Forest|
Chester-Blandford State Forest is a Massachusetts state forest and recreation area located in the two towns for which it is named: Chester and Blandford. The forest includes remnants of small mining operations and the 60-foot cascade at Sanderson Brook Falls. The park is managed by the Department of Conservation and Recreation.
Activities and amenities
Forest trails are used for hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, and cross-country skiing. The forest also offers picnicking, restrooms, fishing, restricted hunting, off-road vehicle use.
- "Chester-Blandford State Forest". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- "2012 Acreage Listing" (PDF). Department of Conservation and Recreation. April 2012. Retrieved January 30, 2014.
- "Chester-Blandford State Forest". MassParks. Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs. Retrieved January 30, 2014.