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Boardwalks, East Head Reservoir Trail - Miles Standish State Forest - Carver, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar
N 41° 50.860 W 070° 41.180
19T E 360007 N 4634237
Quick Description: Boardwalks are along norther part of East Head Pond within the Miles Standish State Forest.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 11/1/2018 8:29:05 PM
Waymark Code: WMZF7P
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member PTCrazy
Views: 1

Long Description:
In Carver, within the Miles Standish State Forest, is the East Head Reservoir Trail, which has boardwalks along the northern part of the lake.

The trail starts at the southern end of the water body at the headquarters for the Miles Standish State Forest. There is an information booth there where a stationed ranger can tell you all about the trail and a whole lot more if you choose to stick around.

The trail is flat with little elevation change throughout. The round trip is about 2.5 miles long. The waymark is by the nearest access point from a road. However, I don't believe parking is allowed along the road.

The boardwalks are along the trail as it hugs the edge of the pond. There are two long sections, each about 200 ft long, and two shorter sections each less than 100 ft long. The boardwalk has wood planking with no rails.


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Approximate boardwalk length (feet): 500

What is the boardwalk over?:
Over the wetland edge of East Head Pond.

Boardwalk material: Wood

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