Welcome to Friends of Peru State Forest
Welcome to Friends of Peru State Forest

Welcome to Friends of Peru State Forest

Peru State Forest offers 2750.3 acres of hiking trails, scenic vistas, hunting and fishing, birdwatching and quiet enjoyment of our Western Massachusetts Berkshires landscape. It is located in the towns of Middlefield, Peru, Worthington.

DCR and Friends:  A Shared Vision and Stewardship of                                 Historical and Natural Resources  

                       Presented on behalf of  Friends of Peru State Forest 

DCR and Friends 2017.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.7 MB]
          75th Remembrance Event on Garnet Peak
                              August 15, 2017               
                                             (30 minute video)

Peru State Forest Logging Plan

Tour of the Plan- May 8th 2019


May 8th, 2019 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.    Peru State Forest, Peru

DCR Forester Kristopher Massini will lead a tour of the 58 acre planned timber sale of declining red pine plantations.  Meet at the intersection of Curtin Road and Garnet Hill Road in the Peru State Forest; approx. 3 miles south of Rt. 143 (East Main Road).  Participants will then walk approximately 1.25 miles to the timber sale location as a group.  Curtin Road is 5.3 miles east from the intersection of Rt. 8 and Rt. 143 in the Town of Hinsdale and is 7 miles west from the intersection of Rt. 143 and Rt. 116 in Worthington.

Garnet Hill Proposal:

The Comments on the Logging Plan

Garnett Hill Forest Management Comments
Garnet Hill comments.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [190.1 KB]
Garnett Hill Comments - Michael Whalen
Gaarnet Hill Whalen comments.docx
Microsoft Word document [16.5 KB]
Comments from Friends of Peru State Forest
To the Department of Conservation and Re[...]
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Comments to the Forest Stewardship Council -Peru Logging Plan
documentation - DCR Stewardship Commit[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [609.8 KB]
Comments from RESTORE The North Woods
DCR-Garnet Hill Lot comments RESTORE.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [141.8 KB]

Our e-mail address is admin@friendsofperustateforest.org

View From Garnet Peak
Garnet Hill is a 2,175 ft / 663 m mountain peak in Peru State Forest near Becket, Massachusetts, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 38th highest mountain in Massachusetts and the 41627th highest mountain in the United States - See more
Red Tailed Hawk
Maidenhair Fern
Wood Frog



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