Georgetown-Rowley State Forest Article

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Georgetown-Rowley State Forest
Map showing the location of Georgetown-Rowley State Forest
Map showing the location of Georgetown-Rowley State Forest
Location of Georgetown-Rowley State Forest
Location Georgetown, Rowley, Boxford, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Coordinates 42°42′5″N 70°58′26″W / 42.70139°N 70.97389°W / 42.70139; -70.97389
GEORGETOWN-ROWLEY STATE FOREST Latitude and Longitude:

42°42′5″N 70°58′26″W / 42.70139°N 70.97389°W / 42.70139; -70.97389
Area1,122 acres (4.54 km2)
EstablishedUnspecified
Operator Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
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

  • 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.

References

  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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