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Mohawk Trail State Forest

United States


Brochure InfoA clear, cold river cascades through historic Mohawk Trail State Forest. In this rustic and natural setting, visitors can enjoy 53 campsites and 6 overnight log cabins. Mohawk Trail has over 18 miles of rivers and streams for excellent trout fishing, plus a swimming area.Brochure Info - OrientationMohawk Trail State Forest is situated along the historic Mohawk Trail auto road, in a deep mountain gorge divided by the rugged Cold River. Within this 8,000 acre facility you will find some of the tallest trees in the northeast and a section of the original ancient foot path used by Native Americans, now known as the Machican-Mohawk Trail.Brochure Info - RecreationMohawk Trail State Forest has abundant recreational opportunities. Wade or fish in the nearby streams and brooks. Fishing in a nearby section of the Deerfield River is limited to catch and release with artificial lures only. Swim in the designated swimming area or hike through the woods and across an expansive meadow. During the winter, the forest becomes a winter wonderland, where visitors on cross-country skis or snowshoes can explore a snow-covered wilderness. Hunting is permitted at Mohawk State Forest, for more information please visit: Hunting in Massachusetts' State Parks PageBrochure Info - Facilities and RestrictionsThe Mohawk Trail campground offers 46 drive-in campsites, 6 car-free campsites, 1 group campsite and 6 rustic cabins. There are; 4 large cabins that accommodate up to 5 persons and 2 small cabins that accommodate up to 3 persons. Cabins offer bunk beds, chairs and tables and a wood burning stove that provides heat and a cooking surface for ONLY cabins 5, 6 and 7. No pets are allowed in the cabins. Linens and eating utensils are NOT provided. This facility offers an accessible bathroom, showers, and a dumping station. There are no water or electric hookups. Each campsite is equipped with a food storage locker, a picnic table and a grill. TENT CAMPING ONLY AT GROUP SITES. Be bear aware: Don't forget you are in black bear country. Never physically confront, feed, torment or throw anything at bears. Take appropriate precautions with food so as not to attract bears. Food storage lockers are provided at each campsite. Do not store food or toiletries in your tent or camper.Brochure Info - Nearby AttractionsWhile in the area, be sure to visit other nearby DCR properties: DAR State Forest, Windsor State Forest, Clarksburg State Park, Dubuque State Forest, Monroe State Forest, Savoy Mountain State Forest. For more information please visit: State Parks in Western MassachusettsKey InfoSpecific to this facility: RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. NO WALK-IN CAMPING ALLOWED. TENT CAMPING ONLY AT GROUP SITES. Black Bears can be visitors to this campground. Bears are wild and can be dangerous. Keep all food, coolers, cooking supplies and equipment in the food storage lockers provided. Do not keep food or toiletries in your tent or camper. Please do not feed or approach bears. Please read the important information below, prior to making a reservation. Alcoholic beverages are prohibited in all Massachusetts state parks and campgrounds. Campsite Fees at Mohawk Trail State Forest $17 for MA resident / $54 for non-resident. THERE IS A $4.50 NON-REFUNDABLE TRANSACTION CHARGE FOR EACH RESERVATION MADE. Massachusetts prohibits the transportation of firewood into or out of any DCR campground. Firewood must be purchased at the campground. Transportation of firewood or other wood products, may result in eviction. PLEASE NOTE THAT FIREWOOD SALES ARE BY CREDIT CARD ONLY. EFFECTIVE 2021, THE COST IS $7 PER BUNDLE. Check-in time is 1:00 to 9:00 pm; check out by 11:00 am. Quiet hours are 10:00 pm to 7:00 am. The use of generators is not permitted during quiet hours except for the purpose of operating a medical device. Reservation and Occupancy: Campers and/or camping equipment are limited to 14 cumulative days occupancy in any one park between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Violators of the 14-day limit may have their reservation cancelled and be asked to leave the park. Reservations must be in the name of the primary occupant, who is at least 18 years of age. A photo ID is required at check- in and must match the name on the reservation. Campsite occupancy is limited to four adults, or two adults and the children in their care. Campsites are limited to two tents, or one tent and one trailer or RV, and two vehicles maximum (including tow trailers) per site. Reservations with departure dates outside the 4-month maximum window cannot be changed or cancelled until 18 days after the reservation was made. Cancellations and changes will incur a $10 fee. Day of arrival cancellations require a phone call to the campground and will result in the loss of the first night's camping fee, plus the $10 cancellation fee. Reserved campsites will be held until 8:00 am on the day after your scheduled arrival date. If we are not contacted, your reservation will be no-showed resulting in no refund. Camping with Pets: Pets are permitted at most campgrounds and there is a limit of four pets per campsite. A current rabies certificate must be presented at check-in. Pets must be leashed at all times and cannot be left unattended. Pets are not permitted in state buildings or when camping in a yurt or cabin.Important Information for Daily EntranceDirectionFrom the east: Follow Route 2 West to the western end of the Town of Charlemont. The park is on the right. From the west: Route 2 East to Charlemont. The park is on the left at the bottom of a steep grade. Campground Address: 175 Mohawk Trail / Route 2 Charlemont, MA 01339 PLEASE USE COLD RIVER ROAD, FOR YOUR GPS.r/> Campground Phone Number: 413-339-5504 Season Date DescNo Off-Season Cabin Camping 2020-2021Booking Window Product InfoFee Cancellation Desc Please read our Fees and Cancellation Policies Reservations must be in the name of the primary occupant. Reservations with departure dates outside the 4-month maximum window cannot be changed or canceled until 18 days after the reservation was made. If you choose to cancel or change your reservation, a $10 fee will be charged. The reservation transaction fee is non-refundable. Refunds of $5 or less cannot be processed. If you leave early, please checkout at the contact station. Cancellations made on the day of arrival must be made by calling the campground and will result in the loss of the first night's camping fee plus a $10 cancellation fee. If you are unable to arrive on your scheduled arrival date, you must call the campground and let them know. Failure to contact the park by 8 a.m. the morning following your scheduled arrival date may result in your campsite being reassigned to another camper and forfeiture of fees paid.

Campgrounds inside Mohawk Trail State Forest

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