Cannonballs and Cranberries

time This event happened in the past.
Friday, August 25, 2017
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Discover Buzzards Bay Sponsored By primary sponsor logo
Discover Buzzards Bay Sponsored By
Myles Standish State Forest - Parking Lot #7
Myles Standish State Forest - Parking Lot #7
Bare Hill Road
Plymouth, MA 02360
Latitude: 41.882610
Longitude: -70.693877

Hike around the Rocky Pond cranberry bog at Myles Standish State Forest to explore the history of the bog, from iron production to cranberry agriculture. These bogs helped America win its independence by producing iron used in cannonballs for the USS Constitution! Meet at the Rocky Pond Bog Parking Lot #7 on Bare Hill Road. For adults and children 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
a hand holding cranberries picked from a bog in Mattapoisett

Upcoming Events

2018 Friends’ First Day Hike
Mon, January 01
10:45AM - 1:45PM
Myles Standish State Forest,
Carver
Thursday Morning Hike: Myles Standish
Thu, January 04
9:45AM - 2:00PM
Myles Standish State Forest,
Carver