Located along the southern border of Massachusetts in the towns of Granville and Tolland, this state forest's 2,426 acres, borders with Connecticut's 9,152 acre Tunxis State Forest, creating a sense of tranquil remoteness. Formerly, this extensive rolling terrain was once the hunting and fishing ground of the Tunxis tribe, later becoming open farmland and pastures; now slowly reverting back into a northern hardwood-conifer forest. In 1749 the first English pioneer to this area, Samuel Hubbard, settled along the banks of the river now bearing his name. Enjoy a walk along the Hubbard River as it cascades through natural rock formations forming pools and waterfalls, dropping a rapid 450 feet in 2.5 miles.
Recreation at Granville includes a wooded camping area with toilet and shower facilities, offering access to nearby regional tourist attractions. Other popular activities include bird watching, wildlife viewing, snowshoeing, and mountain biking.
The quiet wooded campsites offer a break from city life.
All Activities at Granville State Forest
Facilities at Granville State Forest
Thursday, Jun 24, 2021 at 11:00am Eastern Time
Sunday, Jun 27, 2021 at 1:00pm Eastern Time
Monday, Jun 28, 2021 at 11:00am Eastern Time
JOIN FOR JUST $16 A YEAR