The Ancient Forest In Massachusetts That’s Right Out Of A Storybook

The history of this state didn’t start with the Mayflower. Long before colonists arrived from Europe, native peoples lived in what we now consider Massachusetts. Even before that, ancient woodlands spread their branches far and wide over the land. Part of this ancient forest still survives today.

You can find more information about exploring Mount Everett State Reservation here. Admission is free and dogs are permitted on leash. For more of the best hiking trails in Massachusetts, check out this list of our favorites.

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