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F. Gilbert Hills State forest

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45 Mill St, Foxboro, MA 02035-2720
+1 508-543-5850
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Ecelent place to hike or mountain bike

28 miles of trails. This large forest has mutipe trail with interesting views from many locations... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
ering33
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Foxboro, Massachusetts
Gilbert State Forest

This is a very large wooded area (forest) having many trails and maps available. Since there are... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
carol k
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Englewood, Florida
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“terrain” (4 reviews)
“hike” (2 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
45 Mill St, Foxboro, MA 02035-2720
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+1 508-543-5850
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Reviewed April 1, 2018

28 miles of trails. This large forest has mutipe trail with interesting views from many locations. Enjoy hiking with my dog here on a regular basis

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Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

This is a very large wooded area (forest) having many trails and maps available. Since there are several entrances, several parking areas also are available. This is a fabulous place if you want to go for a walk or run, either alone, with family or...More

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Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

These woods were very peaceful. There were a fair number of people out with their mountain bikes and dogs, but I still managed to find long stretches of solitude. I went on a Sunday and the bathroom was locked which was disappointing. I'm not kidding...More

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Reviewed July 1, 2017

Nice trails, nicely marked. Plenty of parking. We stopped here to get out of our hotel for awhile-pleasant.

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Reviewed May 3, 2017

Hubby and I love to hike and explore local parks. This state forest in Foxboro has lots and lots of trails with various terrains depending on your ability or stamina. The main trails are well marked and wide so its a comfortable hike in the...More

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Reviewed March 29, 2017

Hidden Gem tucked in the woods of Foxborough, MA. Great fire roads as well as single tracks run for miles through the forest. Great for hiking, trail running or mountain biking.

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Reviewed February 12, 2017

Located in a residential area, easy to access. Plenty of parking, and conveniences include rest rooms, maps, and picnic tables. Leashed dogs are welcomed. The trails are well-maintained and clearly marked. There's variety in the terrain, from ponds to fields to hilly spots, and you'll...More

Thank megalley
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Reviewed September 7, 2016

This state forest offers a lot to different types of exploration. You can simply walk the trails there or find something a bit more technical for a mountain bike ride. Stop by the Ranger Station to grab a map and if you have a GPS...More

1  Thank cashd65
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Reviewed August 11, 2016

Spent a day walking and enjoying nature and taking in some wonderful views. Bring bug spray, Sun block...Great place to get a piece of mind..enjoy, we did..

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Reviewed June 20, 2016

The F. Gilbert State Forest is a hidden gem. I have come here with my dog a number of times and it's always quiet and clean (i.e. people pick up after their dogs, no trash). It can be eerie as you get up into the...More

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