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F. Gilbert Hills State forest

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Great hike and beautiful view of sunset lake

Had a fantastic hike on the trail today. The weather was perfect! Blue sky, cool air, trees... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Matt R
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This park is the place to go

The Foxboro state forest is an excellent place to go hiking and mountain biking. There are numerous... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2018
Pawtucket, Rhode Island
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4 weeks ago
“Great hike and beautiful view of sunset lake”
28 Jul 2018
“This park is the place to go”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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45 Mill St, Foxborough, MA 02035-2720
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic hike on the trail today. The weather was perfect! Blue sky, cool air, trees beginning to turn, and marvelous trails (very well cared for). Cyclists on trail were extremely respectful and friendly. The scenery was amazing! I’d love to come back in...More

Thank Matt R
Reviewed August 17, 2018

I have been here, but not in recently. Usually pretty quiet during the week-a few people but not packed like weekends.Camping not far also in Foxborough, MA. A few different trails, I don't remember if there is a lookout point or not. Do not get...More

Thank Karen H
Reviewed July 28, 2018

The Foxboro state forest is an excellent place to go hiking and mountain biking. There are numerous trails for both. The trails are well maintained. The place has ample parking.

Thank jtlpeavey
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

Thank ering33
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

1  Thank carol k
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

1  Thank Ellie B
Reviewed July 1, 2017

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

Thank michd61
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

Thank lighthouselady63
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.

Thank Todd S
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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