The Pine Barrens: A Stroll of Fire and Ice

time This event happened in the past.
Thursday, April 20, 2017
10:00am - 11:30am
Discover Buzzards Bay Sponsored By primary sponsor logo
Discover Buzzards Bay Sponsored By
Myles Standish State Forest
Myles Standish State Forest
Upper College Pond Road
Plymouth, MA 02330
Latitude: 41.858126
Longitude: -70.662815

Myles Standish State Forest was born of ice and fire, shaped by human hands and by changing climates. The forest is home to one of North America’s largest remaining pine barrens. The pine barrens are a uniquely adapted habitat of sandy conditions first formed by glaciers and then changed by regular wildfires.

Join the Department of Conservation and Recreation to learn about the geological and natural history of the park as well the way people have changed the land, from Native Americans to visitors of the forest today.

Bring water, and wear weather-appropriate clothes and good hiking shoes for this moderately challenging 3.5-mile hike. For ages 12+.

Cost: Free

For more information:
Phone: (508) 866-2526
Category: Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
Hosted By: Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
Free EventOutdoor Event
walkers on Shaw Farm Trail in Mattapoisett

Upcoming Events

Pine Fest
Sat, May 20
10:00AM - 4:00PM
Myles Standish State Forest - Charge Pond Campground Pavilion,
Plymouth
Nature Walk: Long Pond
Tue, May 02
9:30AM - 11:30AM
Goodwill Park,
Falmouth
Bioreserve Big Walk 2017
Sat, May 06
8:45AM
Hampton Inn,
Westport