Swimming

Hopkins Memorial Forest

Hopkins Memorial Forest has a pond, picnic tables, changing rooms, and grills. Open for swimming mid-June to Labor Day. Call for details and group reservations.

Contact information
Hopkins Memorial Forest is located on Route 2 (at the base of Taconic Trail), Williamstown, MA, 01267.
Phone: 413-458-5925

Green River Linear Park

Green River Linear Park has picnic tables, grills, toddler playground, and access to the Green River.

Contact information
Green River Linear Park is located off of Water St. in Williamstown, MA 01267.
Phone: 413-597-2346
Web: http://www.williams.edu/CES/hopkins.htm

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

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