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HuskyHiker
04-21-2013, 13:45
I'm planning on meeting a friend this upcoming weekend for some gear testing. We were hoping to car camp at a state park but they seem to not be open yet...

Anyone have tips or leads on some good early season camping?

1960HikerDude
04-21-2013, 17:52
I don't know of any public or private campgrounds in Central Mass that open before mid-may. The closest place I know that is open in April is Briarlee in CT.

jerzybears
04-21-2013, 18:02
Mohawk trail might be open

SkyPainter
04-21-2013, 18:38
Check some of the private and KOA campgrounds. Many open April 15th.

~ SkyPainter

HuskyHiker
04-22-2013, 09:03
Thanks a bunch for the replies, I think we are going to have to go a bit further west than we wanted and camp at the DAR. Anyone know if the roads and sites are clear of snow?

Likeapuma
04-22-2013, 09:21
Ever thought of Bigelow Hollow SP in Connecticut? It's right on the border of Mass, a few minutes from the highway?

It's free, you just have to call & let them know. Unfortunately, they don't have any car camping sites, but there are a few spots that are a15-20 minute walk from the parking lot. Worth a shot?

Miguel
04-22-2013, 09:24
Nothing seems to be cheap in Mass. :)