Pearl Hill State Park

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Coordinates: 42°39′13″N 71°46′7.5″W / 42.65361°N 71.768750°W / 42.65361; -71.768750
Pearl Hill State Park
Massachusetts State Park
Pearl Hill State Park, Townsend MA.jpg
Pearl Hill State Park
Country United States
State Massachusetts
County Middlesex
Town Townsend
Location New Fitchburg Road, West Townsend
 - elevation 413 ft (126 m) [1]
 - coordinates 42°39′13″N 71°46′7.5″W / 42.65361°N 71.768750°W / 42.65361; -71.768750
Area 1,000 acres (405 ha) [2]
Established Unspecified
Management Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
Location in Massachusetts
Website: Pearl Hill State Park

Pearl Hill State Park is a 1,000-acre (400 ha) Massachusetts state park located in the town of Townsend about 50 miles (80 km) from Boston. The park is managed by the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR).

Activities and amenities[edit]

  • Trails are used for hiking, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, and snowmobiling. A somewhat challenging 4-mile (6.4 km) trail connects to Willard Brook State Forest.
  • There are 51 campsites with a modern bathhouse.
  • A day-use area includes a 5 acres (2.0 ha) pond with a beach area.
  • The park also offers picnicking, fishing, and interpretive programs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pearl Hill State Park". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Pearl Hill State Park". MassParks. Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs. Retrieved January 25, 2014. 

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