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    Looking for a cheap car camp in central mass for this weekend

    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?

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    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.

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    Mohawk trail might be open
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    Looking for a cheap car camp in central mass for this weekend

    Check some of the private and KOA campgrounds. Many open April 15th.

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    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?

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    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?
    Last edited by Likeapuma; 04-22-2013 at 10:27. Reason: Grammatically incompetent

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    Nothing seems to be cheap in Mass.

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