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October Mountain State Forest

256 Woodland Rd., Lee, Lee, MA
+1 413-243-1778
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Nice place to hike or picnic….or camp

We have never camped at the camp area, but it looks nice. We have driven to the top of Oct. Mt... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2017
helpfulcritic
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Lenox, Massachusetts
Nice views

We had to go here on the 1st October just by the name! Easy trails and good views. Cold do with... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2016
LynnePeak
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UK
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“white noise” (3 reviews)
“upper loop” (3 reviews)
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256 Woodland Rd., Lee, Lee, MA
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+1 413-243-1778
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

We have never camped at the camp area, but it looks nice. We have driven to the top of Oct. Mt. and hiked. There are many nice hiking trails. We have also picnicked at the picnic area near the reservoir which was a very nice...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2016

We had to go here on the 1st October just by the name! Easy trails and good views. Cold do with more places to park the car but overall nice walking area.

1  Thank LynnePeak
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Best inexpensive lodging in the Tanglewood area, but also relaxing, beautiful, and fun. Other yurts are very near, so you'll hear/see other groups and their cars. If you want privacy, you can close screen flaps, but then you are hot inside. I brought box fan,...More

Thank awwDc
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We've stayed at OCT. Mt. 4times in as many years and plan to return many more. Each of our stays has been in a yurt. For us there is no other way to enjoy being out doors. All the camping fun while having a bed...More

1  Thank zoezemaz
Reviewed 24 August 2016

isolated and peaceful great for mountain bikes. be prepared to drive on dirt roads. wished we could have more time

Thank David B
Reviewed 24 August 2016

If you like to hike or just spend time outdoors, October Mountain State Forest is a great place to go.

1  Thank Perry B
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Loved October Mountain State Forest for morning hikes. The variety of trails is excellent, long and short, steep and gradual. It also looked as if there were all kinds of off road and horse trails as well. It's a well maintained facility with something outdoorsy...More

Thank h0telsn0b96
Reviewed 15 August 2016

This is my second trip to October Mountain State Forest's campground in the past few years. The last time I camped at Site #46 (which is relatively private). This time, I got the LAST open spot - #44 (that's what I get for delaying proper...More

1  Thank John D
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We did not end up staying for the night that we booked, as the campground is right next to a power plant and this was not mentioned at all. The noise was the opposite of peaceful, and rattled our nerves, so we left and were...More

3  Thank drjennifertuttle
Reviewed 28 July 2016

An inventory of pleasures on October Mountain: screech owls calling in the dark, the smell of wood smoke, children careening joyfully down the hill on training wheels, the song of the hermit thrush at dawn, the whispering of wind in the leaves, the proximity of...More

1  Thank MuddyShoesMedford
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Eloise T
Does the campground have full hookups? What are the rates for a 28 foot RV? Are there minimum or maximum number of days to stay and to reserve?
10 February 2015|
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Response from Deb B |
No hookups. $17/night + 8.65 registration fee through Reserve America. Not sure if you can do only 1 night, but there is a state-wide limit of 14 total days at any one park between Memorial and Labor day. RV spaces are... More
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