Wells State Park, Sturbridge

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Wells State Park is a Massachusetts state park located off Route 49 in the town of Sturbridge. The park is managed by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation and includes frontage on Walker Pond and the scenic metamorphic rock cliff face of Carpenter Rocks. Terrain is rugged with ledges interspersed between wetlands. Woodlands are of the oak-hickory forest and northern hardwood forest types with groves of eastern white pine.Activities and amenitiesThe park offers 10mi of trails for hiking and mountain biking. A notable route leads to the cliffs of Carpenter Rocks, named after John Carpenter, who built and operated a sawmill nearby. Vistas include the eastern section of Walker Pond and surrounding wooded valley.Covering, Walker Pond provides opportunities for boating and fishing. A 60-site campground includes a swimming beach for campground users. Other recreational opportunities include horseback riding, restricted hunting, cross-county skiing, and seasonal interpretive programs.
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  • Lovely water front sites. Very clean camp sites & bathrooms were also clean. Will definitely stay again!  more »
  • 1470 acres for camping, fishing, biking and fun. Campground sites are large and well maintained. Bathroom are clean but there are only three. Lots of well marked hiking trails for you to choose includ...  more »
  • My husband and I camped here for three days in August. We live in central MA and usually go camping in New Hampshire but we needed to stay local for this trip and thought we would give this a try. We ...  more »
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  • The park is kept spotless and the staff is always courteous and helpful. For $17 a night, this of our go-to spot for all out camping trips. We couldn't love it more!!
  • Endless endless Trails of beauty beautiful Lake great place to picnic wonderful little creatures great camping
  • Nice state park. Lake, great hiking. Reasonable camping rates.
  • Beautiful hiking spot. Columbus day- memorial day it is free!! Great place to camp and amazing hiking. Great views!!
  • Lots of caterpillars! Otherwise great yurt camping!

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