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      The Franklin State Forest is one of three DCR land holdings that make up the F Gilbert Hills State Forest. It's 883 acres are laced a few doubletracks and many miles of interesting singletracks. Due to a recent acquisition, the southern boundary now abuts the Southern New England Trunkline Trail. The SNETT is a national multi use recreation trail that runs from Franklin MA to Willimantic Ct. The 85 mile `rail trail' is open to bicycles and other trail users.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Access Info:
      To get there, take exit 17 from Rt. 495. Head west and take your first left. This is Grove St. Go for 1/2 mile and turn right on Forge Hill Rd. Go up the hill till you see the powrline and the YMCA. Park at the side of the road and explore.
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      • By markholloway TFADMIN Plus & contributors
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