Massachusetts Backcountry Campsites & Shelters

Massachusetts Campsites and Shelters

Sherman Brook Campsite

# of Platforms: 4

Water Source: Spring/Brook

Type of Privy: Privy

Wilbur Clearing Shelter

# of Platforms: 4

Water Source: down hill in front of shelter

Type of Privy: Moldering privy

Noepel Shelter

# of Platforms: 3

Water Source: 0.2 miles down blue blaze trail to left of shelter

Type of Privy: Moldering privy

Crystal Mountain Campsite

# of Platforms: 5

Water Source: crosses AT just north of side trail to campsite

Type of Privy: Privy

October Mountain Shelter

Water Source: crosses AT just south of campsite

Type of Privy: Moldering Privy

Kay Wood Shelter

Water Source: down hill in front of shelter

Type of Privy: Moldering privy

Upper Goose Pond Cabin

Cabin is open with a volunteer caretaker in attendance from late May to Mid Oct. Weekends only at beginning/end of season.

# of Platforms: 5 year round

Type of Privy: 2 moldering privy, 1 regular privy

Shaker Cabin

# of Platforms: 2 tent platforms

Water Source: stream crossing 100 yards north of campsite

Type of Privy: Privy

Wilcox North Shelter

Water Source: left of shelter (may be dry in late summer)

Type of Privy: Privy

Wilcox South Shelter

# of Platforms: 5

Water Source: on access trail to shelter

Type of Privy: Privy

Tom Leonard Shelter

# of Platforms: 1

Water Source: 0.2 miles down hill to right of shelter downhill on blue blazed trail beyond privy

Type of Privy: Moldering Privy

Glen Brook Shelter & Campsite

# of Platforms: 2

Water Source: stream crossing AT 200 feet south of access trial

Privy Type: Moldering Privy

Hemlocks Shelter

Water Source: stream crossing AT 200 feet south of access trial

Privy Type: Moldering privy

# of Group Sites: 1

Race Brook Falls Campsite

# of Platforms: 4

Water Source: stream on Race Brook Falls trail just east of campsite

Privy Type: Moldering privy

# of Group Sites: 1

Laurel Ridge Campsite

# of Platforms: 5

Water Source: at south end of campsite, on side trail

Privy Type: Moldering privy

# of Group Sites: 3