Federated Women's Club State Forest

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Federated Women's Club State Forest
West Street, Federated Women's Club State Forest, Petersham MA.jpg
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Map showing the location of Federated Women's Club State Forest
Map showing the location of Federated Women's Club State Forest
Location of Federated Women's Club S.F.
LocationPetersham, New Salem, Worcester, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States
Coordinates42°29′27″N 72°15′15″W / 42.49083°N 72.25417°W / 42.49083; -72.25417Coordinates: 42°29′27″N 72°15′15″W / 42.49083°N 72.25417°W / 42.49083; -72.25417
Area984 acres (398 ha)
Elevation627 ft (191 m)
EstablishedUnspecified
OperatorMassachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
WebsiteFederated 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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