Georgetown-Rowley State Forest

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Georgetown-Rowley State Forest
Massachusetts State Park
Country United States
State Massachusetts
County Essex
Towns Georgetown, Rowley, Boxford
Coordinates 42°42′5″N 70°58′26″W / 42.70139°N 70.97389°W / 42.70139; -70.97389Coordinates: 42°42′5″N 70°58′26″W / 42.70139°N 70.97389°W / 42.70139; -70.97389
Area 1,122 acres (454 ha)
Founded Unspecified
Management Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
Location of Georgetown-Rowley State Forest
Website: Georgetown-Rowley State Forest

Georgetown-Rowley State Forest is a 1,112-acre (450 ha) Massachusetts state forest located primarily in the towns of Georgetown and Rowley with a small spillage into the town of Boxford. The forest straddles Interstate 95 and abuts Willowdale State Forest at its southeastern edge. The forest is managed by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation.[1]

Activities and amenities[edit]

  • Trails: Trails include a section of the Bay Circuit Trail and are used for hiking, walking, mountain biking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling.[1]
  • The forest offers hunting with some restrictions.


  1. ^ a b "Georgetown-Rowley State Forest". MassParks. Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Department of Conservation and Recreation. Retrieved August 9, 2013. 

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