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arbitrage
11-29-2013, 10:32
Boston hangers: just a heads up to check out Harold Parker State Forest. The campground is empty this time of year and has some perfect hanging spots. So close to the city too! Great for a S24O.

http://s30.postimg.org/5gnwdntch/hammock.jpg

Cuthalion
11-29-2013, 10:45
Thanks Arbitrage for the information.
Are you at Lorraine Park Campground within Harold Parker State Forest?
I only ask because the Mass.gov website specifies May-Sept camping (see below).
Could you clarify if this campground is open year round? If so, I have family in that area that would love to get in some winter camping.

http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/dcr/massparks/region-north/harold-parker-state-forest.html

SkyPainter
11-29-2013, 14:14
Thanks Arbitrage for the information.
Are you at Lorraine Park Campground within Harold Parker State Forest?
I only ask because the Mass.gov website specifies May-Sept camping (see below).
Could you clarify if this campground is open year round? If so, I have family in that area that would love to get in some winter camping.

http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/dcr/massparks/region-north/harold-parker-state-forest.html

===> I have hung there a lot. I believe that the campground itself is closed for the winter. Stealth hanging? Maybe.

~ SkyPainter

Snaggletooth
11-30-2013, 23:43
You won't find me Steathing in there (wink)..... My bike was stolen but I can get dropped off easily enough.

SkyPainter
12-01-2013, 18:02
You won't find me Steathing in there (wink)..... My bike was stolen but I can get dropped off easily enough.

===> we'll stay in touch!

~ Sky

shrineclown
12-06-2013, 08:54
===> we'll stay in touch!

~ Sky

Most likely "IN" if you folks put something together...we had a blast there.

I know in NH and VT you are allowed to use the State Parks while closed. NH asks you to make a donation in a drop box. I have not done this yet though...just read about it on the website. Maybe MA has similar rules?

Snaggletooth
12-06-2013, 12:12
I should be able to get away the 21st and 22nd if not HP somewhere else.

SkyPainter
12-07-2013, 16:27
I should be able to get away the 21st and 22nd if not HP somewhere else.

===> I should be (hopefully) free that weekend, Jerry! My SIL should be too. Maybe we can find a place to hang in NH someplace for a change. Let's keep in touch. Would love to take my new RidgeRunner down into lower temps! And try out my new hammock sock.

~ SkyPainter

sunshower
12-08-2013, 16:42
you know we're in!

SkyPainter
12-09-2013, 12:16
you know we're in!

===> GREAT! Love to have you guys!

~ Sky

cosmic camper
12-09-2013, 15:39
If this hang is an overnight from the 21st to the 22nd... I think I am IN if y'all will have me! I'll be in Boston ANYWAY, AND I will have Monday off due to the holiday season. Oh MAN oh man oh man oh man oh man oh MAN!

:) Let me know folks, I'll bring some f o o d !

cloudedice
12-09-2013, 15:48
I know in NH and VT you are allowed to use the State Parks while closed. NH asks you to make a donation in a drop box. I have not done this yet though...just read about it on the website. Maybe MA has similar rules?

General FYI, here is MA's Off-season camping page:
http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/dcr/massparks/recreational-activities/off-season-camping-generic.html

Nothing mentioning offseason camping in Harold Parker State Forest or that off-season camping is only allowed at the listed sites. You should call DCR to clarify if you're really interested (617-626-1250).

Snaggletooth
12-12-2013, 22:16
I'll be looking into a legit place to hang for the 21st-22 will keep you posted .

12-13-2013, 13:26
As of right now I'm free that weekend and it would be nice to get the gang together again..

Also have a Goretex hammock sock to try out :D

SkyPainter
12-13-2013, 14:58
===> So far, I am good to go for the 21st weekend! Eye is healing great, and I could really use some time in the trees!

Where should we look to hang?

~ SkyPainter

Snaggletooth
12-13-2013, 21:44
Ok guys heres the official thread for the Jingle Bell Hang Dec21-22

https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?p=1153231#post1153231

CountryRoads
12-16-2013, 17:49
I wish I could come, but I have a work function Friday night, have to work Sunday and I am heading out of town on Monday. Too bad, but seems like we will be having more of these impromptu hangs... Have fun and stay warm! Don't forget your Jingle Bells!