"The Department of Conservation and Recreation has announced a new Healthy Heart Trail at Franklin State Forest.
This trail is one of more than 70 Healthy Heart Trails that DCR has designated across the commonwealth to promote good health and a connection with nature. Park supervisor Tom Ashton and his staff have marked the 1.2-mile trail that covers several rolling hills. Ashton encourages visitors to access the trail at the entrance adjacent to the Hockomock YMCA, as well as the gate along Grove Street.
Covering 843 acres in the Forge Hill area, Franklin State Forest is a minimally developed property managed for passive recreation. For maps or information: mass.gov/dcr."
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|on a trail in the Franklin Town Forest off Summer St|
- You can go directly to the Franklin State Forest page
- Or check out the Southern New England Trunk Trail (SNETT) off Grove St