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Mohawk Trail State Forest

175 Cold River Rd
Charlemont, MA 01339

413-339-5504

A clear, cold river cascades through Mohawk Trail State Forest along a rocky streambed. One of the most scenic woodland areas in Massachusetts, the state forest offers visitors a taste of real wilderness in a rustic setting. Over 6,000 acres of mountain ridges, deep gorges and tall old-growth trees support a diversity of plant and animal life. 47 wooded campsites are available seasonally, and six overnight log cabins are available year-round.

Discover miles of rivers and streams for excellent trout fishing, a swimming area, and a day-use picnic area. The state forest is located along and named for the Mohawk Trail a historic Native American foot path that connected the Connecticut and Hudson River Valleys. Sections of this route are open for hiking today as   Mahican - Mohawk Trail

Activities

Camping
If you're interested in camping, there are 47 wooded campsites available seasonally, and 6 log cabins available year-round.

Fishing
You can find excellent trout fishing in the park's rivers and streams.

Swimming
Swim in the Deerfield River.

All Activities

Camping
Hiking
Hunting
Fishing
Swimming
Cross-country skiing
Canoeing and kayaking
Educational programs

Facilities at Mohawk Trail State Forest
Grills
Pavilion
Picnic areas
Restrooms

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