This forest provides a wide variety of recreational pursuits including, boating, swimming and fishing at Laurel Lake with its beautiful, brick-lined lakeshore, camping, picnicking, hunting, horseback riding and winter sports. The woodlands are interlaced by 8 miles of forest roads, and numerous trails lead to points of scenic interest.
FACILITIES AND ACTIVITIES OVERVIEW
Erving State Forest is located near Amherst, Athol and Brattleboro
Erving State Forest is located in northern central Massachusetts.From the north: Rte. I-91 south to exit 27 (Rte. 2 east). Take Rte. 2 east to Erving Center, turn left at the fire station on to Church St. Travel .9 mile (road will change to North St.) and turn right on Swamp Rd. The contact station will be 1.5 miles on the right. Erving State Forest signs are located on Rte. 2 (Erving Center), and at junction of North St. and Swamp Rd.
From the south: Rte. I-91 north to exit 27 (Rte. 2 east). Follow directions from the North.
From the west: Rte. 2 east to Erving Center. Follow directions from North.
From the east: Rte. 2 west to Erving, left on Rte. 2A (East Main St.). Travel .7 mi. and turn left on Moss Brook Rd. Travel 1.9 miles and bear left on Quarry Rd. The Park entrance is on the left. Erving State Forest signs are on Rte. 2, Rte. 2A, Wendell Rd, and Quarry Rd.