Clarksburg State Park
|Clarksburg State Park|
|Location||Clarksburg, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States|
|Area||368 acres (149 ha)|
|Elevation||1,099 ft (335 m)|
|Governing body||Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation|
|Website||Clarksburg State Park|
Clarksburg State Park is a 368-acre (149 ha) Massachusetts state park located in the town of Clarksburg. The park is made up of unspoiled northern hardwood forest, with views of the Hoosac Range, Mount Greylock and the Green Mountains. It is managed by the Department of Conservation and Recreation.
Activities and amenities
- Mauserts Pond: The park's centerpiece, Mauserts Pond has a pavilion and landscaped picnic area. The pond, though weedy, offers opportunities for swimming, fishing and non-motorized boating (boat ramp available).
- Trails: The park has 9.5 miles (15.3 km) of trails including the 3-mile (4.8 km) Pond Loop Trail. Trails may be used for hiking, walking, and cross-country skiing.
- Camping: Forty-six sites are available from May to September. Campground office hours are from 8 am – 6 pm on weekdays, and 8 am – midnight on weekends. Universally accessible campsites and comfort station are available, along with showers.
- The park is open for day use from sunrise to one half-hour after sunset, year-round. Facilities are available from Memorial Day through Labor Day. A parking fee is charged.
- Restrictions: Pets are permitted but must be on a 10-foot (3.0 m) maximum leash. Proof of current rabies vaccination is required. Motorized off-road vehicles and alcoholic beverages are prohibited.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Clarksburg State Park
- "Clarksburg State Park". MassParks. Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs. Retrieved July 17, 2013.