Fishing

Wahconah Falls State Park

Wahconah Falls State Park offers scenic views of Wahconah Falls. Popular for picnicking, fishing and hiking. 104 acres.

Contact information
Wahconah Falls State Park is located off Route 9/8A, Dalton, MA 01226.
Phone: (413) 442-8992
Email: massparks@state.ma.us

Mount Hope Park

Mount Hope Park is located next to the Green River, the park features picnicking and fishing.

Contact information
Mount Hope Park is located on Green River Road, Williamstown, MA, 01267.

Laurel Lake

Located just off route 20, north of town, Laurel Lake offers boating (boat ramp on route 20), fishing (in summer and winter), swimming, even a sandy beach with picnic facilities! Plenty of parking. And, beautiful sunsets.

Contact information
Laurel Lake is located on Route 20, Lee, MA 01238.
Phone: 413-243-2464

October Mountain State Forest

At 16,500 acres, October Mountain is the largest state forest in Massachusetts.

Contact information
October Mountain State Forest is located at 256 Woodland Road, Lee, MA 01238.
Phone: 413-243-1778
Web: http://www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/western/octm.htm

Tolland State Forest

Tolland State Forest, located in the rolling southern Berkshire Hills, is the 1,065-acre Otis Reservoir. The lake provides a wide variety of recreational activities.

Contact information
Tolland State Forest is located at 410 Tolland Road, East Otis, MA 01253.
Phone: (413) 269-6002
Email: massparks@state.ma.us
Web: http://www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/western/toll.htm

Beartown State Forest

Beartown State Forest has an extensive network of trails on over 12,000 acres offers visitors a chance to glimpse deer, bear, bobcat, fisher and other wildlife, including the park’s namesake, the Black Bear. Brooks, beaver ponds, rich deciduous forest, flowering shrubs and wildflowers.

Contact information
Beartown State Forest is located at 69 Blue Hill Road, Monterey, […]

Mount Greylock State Reservation

At 3,491 feet, Mount Greylock State Reservation is the highest point in Massachusetts. Rising above the surrounding Berkshire landscape, dramatic views of 60-90 miles distant may be seen.

Contact information
Mount Greylock State Reservation is located at 30 Rockwell Road, Lanesborough, MA 01237.
Phone: 413-499-4262
Email: mass.parks@state.ma.us
Web: http://www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/mtGreylock/

Clarksburg State Forest

Clarksburg State Forest is a beautiful place to view fall foliage. Clarksburg State Park offers 368 acres of abundant and unspoiled northern hardwood forest with breathtaking views of the Hoosac Range, Mount Greylock and the Green Mountains.

Contact information
Clarksburg State Forest is located at 1199 Middle Road, Clarksburg, MA 01247.
Phone: (413) 664-8345
Email: mass.parks@state.ma.us
Web: http://www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/western/clsp.htm

Sandisfield State Forest

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.

Contact information
Sandisfield State Forest is located on York Lake Road, Sandisfield, MA 01255.
Phone: (413) 229-8212
Email: mass.parks@state.ma.us
Web: http://www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/western/sand.htm

Savoy Mountain State Forest

Located atop the Hoosac mountain range, Savoy mountain state forest has over 50 miles of wooded trails for recreational access to spectacular natural features.

Contact information
Savoy Mountain State Forest is located at Route 116, Savoy, MA 01256.
Phone: (413) 663-8469
Email: mass.parks@state.ma.us
Web: http://www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/western/svym.htm

Mount Washington State Forest

Mount Washington State Forest is situated high on a mountain plateau, much of this forest was once clear-cut between the late-1700s to mid-1800s, to produce charcoal fuel for local iron forges.

Contact information
Mount Washington State Forest is located on East St. Mt. Washington, MA 01258.
Phone: (413) 528-0330
Email: mass.parks@state.ma.us
Web: http://www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/western/mwas.htm

Pittsfield State Forest

“Streams, waterfalls and flowering shrubs abound in Pittsfield State Forest. 65 acres of wild azalea fields are a profusion of pink blossoms in June. The forest has two camping areas, two picnic areas and a swimming beach. Fishermen frequent scenic Berry Pond, one of the highest natural water bodies in the state at 2,150 […]