Interesting Places to Visit

Erving State Forest
Rte. 2
Erving, MA

(978) 544-3939

This forest provides a wide variety of recreational pursuits including, boating, swimming and fishing at Laurel Lake with its beautiful, brick-lined lakeshore, camping, picnicking, hunting, horseback riding and winter sports. The woodlands are interlaced by 8 miles of forest roads, and numerous trails lead to points of scenic interest. 

Northfield Mountain Recreation Area
99 Millers Falls Road (Route 63)
Northfield, MA 01360
(413) 659-3714 or (800) 859-2960

A four-season recreation facility situated along a beautiful sweep of mountainside;with satellite facilities strung along a 7-mile stretch of the Connecticut River. Northfield Mountain offers cross country skiing, hiking, and mountain biking on 26 miles of trails; camping, canoeing, kayaking and upriver canoe shuttles at our Barton Cove recreation area; interpretive riverboat cruises and charters on the 60-seat Quinnetukut II; public environmental and recreation programs at our Visitor Center; and school environmental and recreational programs on-site.  

Wendell State Forest
Montague Rd.
Wendell, MA (413) 659-3797

Located south of the Millers River, Wendell State Forest covers 7,566 acres of rolling forested hills, streams, ponds, and trails.  

Farley Ledges

The Farley Ledges is a bluff knob  (1,067 feet (325 m)) that is notable for it's extensive rock climbing ascents.  It is located on Route 2 in Farley Section of Erving. The Western Massachusetts Climbers Coalition purchased land to preserve access to the mountain in 2007 and has developed into a trailhead with a parking lot and access corridor to the ledges. For further information visit website. 

Updated: 08/21/2014

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