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  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Located south of the Millers River, Wendell State Forest covers 7,566 acres of rolling forested hills, streams, ponds, and trails. Purchased in the 1920s the area had been heavily burned during the early 1900s. Some of the park development and most of the road systems are attributed to Civilian Conservation Corps activities in the 1930s.

      Ruggles Pond is the main day-use area. This 10 acre pond offers opportunities for swimming and fishing. Picnic sites and a ball field with a pavilion are located nearby. There is a small boat launching ramp located at the Northern end of Wickett Pond. The Metacomet - Monadnock Trail traverses the forest boundaries and offers a small Adirondack shelter for trail users.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
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      Access Info:
      Wendell State Forest Rangers Station
      392 Montague Rd.
      Wendell MA 01379
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      Open on Sep 10, 2018

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #3,488
      State Ranking
      #25
      Trails (view details)
      11
      Trails Mountain Bike
      11
      Trails Hike
      11
      Trails Trail Running
      11
      Total Distance
      9 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      4 miles
      Total Descent
      1,387 ft
      Total Vertical
      452 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,167 ft
      Reports
      8
      Ridden Counter
      75

      Wendell State Forest Mountain Bike Routes

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      Wendell State Forest Loop
      11 miles

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