Check the bulletin boards in the parking lots, local newspapers or call the park for upcoming events.
The trails at Leominster State Forest are extensive and offer a wide variety of terrains.
In 1838 the lands of Notown were finally incorporated into the towns of Leominster, Fitchburg, Westminster and Princeton.
Today, there are numerous cellar holes, stonewalls and fruit trees still visible along the forest roads and trails.
On summer weekends and some holidays, this park may reach maximum day-use parking capacity and be temporarily closed until sufficient parking is available.
The Isis militant group has reportedly carried out a seemingly unprecedented string of public executions – including throwing men accused of being gay off towers, stoning a woman accused of adultery and crucifying at least 17 young men in a 48-hour period.
Disturbing images appeared across Isis-affiliated social media accounts at the end of last week at an unusually high rate, culminating in the murder of two blindfolded men who were pushed to their deaths from a height towards a watching crowd below.
Nature lovers will enjoy the numerous hiking trails, the prolific mountain laurel bloom in late June, early July and the opportunity to observe all kinds of wildlife. Travel 1 mile office building entrance of right Travel another .07 of a mile to park entrance on left From Rt. 140 north Take a right at the flashing yellow light in Princeton onto Rt. In the early 1700's, a series of land grants were given to the heirs of soldiers killed in the French and Indian Wars, by the General Court of Massachusetts Bay Colony.
The forest is located in north central Massachusetts From Rt. 31 South Travel 1.3 miles to office building entrance on right Travel another .07 of a mile to park entrance on left From Rt. Many of these parcels became part of the unincorporated settlement known as Notown, almost all of which is part of Leominster State Forest today.
For hikers, The Midstate Trail, a 95-mile long-distance trail that runs from Rhode Island to the New Hampshire border, passes through the western edge of the park.