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Pearl Hill State Park
|Location||Townsend, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States|
|Area||1,000 acres (4.0 km2)|
|Elevation||413 ft (126 m)|
|Operator||Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation|
|Website||Pearl Hill State Park|
Pearl Hill State Park is a 1,000-acre (400 ha) Massachusetts state park located in the town of Townsend about 50 miles (80 km) from Boston. The park lies adjacent to Willard Brook State Forest and is managed by the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR).
Activities and amenities
- Trails are used for hiking, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, and snowmobiling tether ball. A somewhat challenging 4-mile (6.4 km) trail connects to Willard Brook State Forest.
- There are 51 campsites with a modern bathhouse.
- A day-use area includes a 5-acre (2.0 ha) pond with a beach area.
- The park also offers picnicking, fishing, and interpretive programs.
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