Windsor State Forest

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Windsor State Forest
Massachusetts State Forest
Country United States
State Massachusetts
County Berkshire
Town Windsor
Elevation 1,867 ft (569 m) [1]
Coordinates 42°32′27″N 73°00′28″W / 42.54083°N 73.00778°W / 42.54083; -73.00778Coordinates: 42°32′27″N 73°00′28″W / 42.54083°N 73.00778°W / 42.54083; -73.00778 [1]
Established 1925 [2]
Management Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
Location in Massachusetts
Website: Windsor State Forest

Windsor State Forest is a state-owned, public recreation area and forest preserve in the town of Windsor, Massachusetts, managed by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation. The forest is noted for the Windsor Jambs waterfall, which cascades through a 25-foot-wide (7.6 m) gorge between 80-foot-high (24 m) granite walls.[3] Forest trails are available for hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, and cross-country skiing.[4] The forest's former camping and swimming areas have been closed.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Windsor State Forest". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ a b Massachusetts WPA Writers' Project (1941). "State Forests and Parks of Massachusetts: A Recreation Guide". American Guide Series. Boston, Massachusetts: The Department of Conservation. p. 20. Retrieved September 28, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "Windsor State Forest". The Berkshire Web. Retrieved July 26, 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Windsor State Forest". MassParks. Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs. Retrieved July 26, 2013. 
  5. ^ a b "Notice: Windsor State Forest" (PDF). Department of Conservation and Recreation. Retrieved September 28, 2015. 

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