Harold Parker State Forest

305 Middleton Road
North Andover, MA 01845

978-686-3391

Harold Parker State Forest, which lies in Andover, North Andover, North Reading and Middleton, comprises just over 3,000 acres of Central Hardwood-Hemlock-White Pine type of forest. The forest is twenty miles north of Boston and within one hour's drive of three million people. Recreational opportunities include hiking, mountain biking, fishing, hunting, horseback riding, camping and picnicking. The forest has over 35 miles of logging roads and trails and offers quiet seclusion to off-road hikers and bikers. Non-motorized boating is allowed on any of the 11 ponds. No horse, boat or bike rentals are available at the facility.

Activities

Hiking
Try the Yellow Diamond Trail, which takes you to and around Salem Pond.

Camping
The Lorraine Park Campground offers 89 campsites for tents, trailers, or R.V.s.

All Activities at Harold Parker State Forest
Hiking
Camping
Canoeing and kayaking
Fishing
Hunting
Horseback riding
Mountain biking
Biking
Ice skating
Cross-country skiing
Educational programs
Boating (non-motorized)
Swimming

Facilities at Harold Parker State Forest
Pavilion
Picnic areas
Playground
Restrooms
Showers
Trailer/R.V. dumping

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