Sandisfield State Forest (York Lake)

Rt. 183
New Marlborough, MA 01230


Within the rolling northern hardwood forests of Sandisfield State Forest is York Lake, featuring a popular day use area with a 300-foot beach for unguarded swimming, a picnic area and a boat launch ramp.

Some of the lakes are stocked with trout and are accessible to non-motorized boats. York Lake is stocked by Mass Wildlife 3 times each year. Other seasonal activities including walking and hiking, horseback riding and cross-country skiing. Hunters are also welcome (in season). Hike the moderate difficulty 2.2 mile Pond Loop Trail (Healthy Heart Trail) for scenic views of the lake.


Hike the moderately difficulty 2.2 mile Pond Loop Trail for scenic views of York Lake.

York Lake is stocked with trout 3 times a year by Mass Wildlife.

All Activities at Sandisfield State Forest (York Lake)
Canoeing and kayaking
Cross-country skiing

Facilities at Sandisfield State Forest (York Lake)
Boat ramp (car top)
Picnic areas

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