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Address: Route 112, Goshen, MA
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Beautiful but busy

The best time to visit this forest is off season if you like the quiet. The trails are beautiful the fishing is great and area is wonderful. They have a handicapped accessible... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2017
Melanie L
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

The best time to visit this forest is off season if you like the quiet. The trails are beautiful the fishing is great and area is wonderful. They have a handicapped accessible trail with a scenic dock for fishing and hanging out on for wheelchairs. THe campers beach is great and not very crowded, while the public beach can be... More 

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Thank Melanie L
Boston, Massachusetts
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92 reviews
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Reviewed 8 November 2016

This is about 20 minutes from my sister's home though she had never been there. I went at the beginning of October on a Monday afternoon and I ran into a few other walkers and a couple of kayakers. There are several walking trails. I chose the one next to Upper Highland Lake. The trail was well marked and flat.... More 

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Thank Wildflower01945
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful hiking trails, including great views from a fire tower. Swimming in summer and easy camping. Beautiful facility. Love this park.

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Thank carol l
Massachusetts
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

Overall I was pleased with the facilities at this park. The bathrooms clearly have been renovated and are now definitely a step up from those of many other old parks. The lake is beautiful and I certainly wished I had brought a kayak! There are two beaches: the one for campers is often quieter and is quite pleasant later in... More 

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Connecticut
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85 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Kudos to the staff and management . Everything from the campgrounds to the restrooms were about as spotless as possible . Sites are well spaced . Not suited for large RVs but some plenty large enough for pop ups or smaller trailers. Plan ahead if you think you might have a size issue so you can get an appropriate site.... More 

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Thank ctjustdoit
South Hadley, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

Beautiful! The air is about 10 degrees cooler, and the activities are endless. Swiming in the very clean Lake, picnicing in the day use area, a handicap accessible trail complete with dock and gazebo, camping, hiking and an awesome Nature center.

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Thank MagPie0221
Worthington, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 17 May 2016

We have hiked here often and bring our dogs- as long as they are on a leash. There is a boat launch where dogs can be off leash to swim here.

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1 Thank sandythegroomer
Worthington, Massachusetts
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

A fee to enter park. Bring picnic and swim gear and spend the day in the shaded picnic area. Lifeguard on duty and markers keep swimmers safe. Also drive beyond swim area and you can put in a small boat in the lake. It's a small body of water so kayaking, canoeing are best.

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1 Thank Cushpond
Goshen, Massachusetts, United States
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55 reviews
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Reviewed 15 September 2015

I've been coming here since I was a kid. It I is a true gem. Beautiful campground, hiking trails, lake and beaches.

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1 Thank LithiaLady
Hadley, Massachusetts
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106 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Good spot for a hot day. Pretty State Forest with a beach, very family friendly. There were 2 lifeguards, the water was refreshing and shallow enough to be great for the kids. Nice walking paths through the woods an around the lake.

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