• Activities Prohibited
  • ATV's/ORV's
  • Snowmobiling
  • Available Information
  • Brochure
  • Information Kiosk
  • Download Trail Map
  • Paper map
  • Facilities
  • None
  • Fees
  • No fee
  • Land Owner
  • New England Forestry Foundation
  • Parking
  • Limited off-street and streetside parking
  • Pets
  • Pets OK
  • Recreation Activities
  • Hiking
  • Horseback-riding
  • Hunting
  • Mountain biking
  • x-country Skiing
  • Season
  • All Seasons
  • Signage
  • Trailhead sign
  • Trails marked
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Fittz Family Memorial Forest

Chestnut Hill Rd., Orange, MA
(978) 952-6856

A lovely destination in itself, but also a link in the North Pond Ridge Trail and the Chestnut Hill Trail system.


The 75-acre Fittz Family Memorial Forest is adjacent to the Orange Town Forest and other protected land and provides a valuable link in the North Pond Ridge Trail, itself a link in the larger Chestnut Hill Trail system. The memorial forest’s trail begins in a stand of mixed hardwood, proceeds along a ridge dominated by oak and pine, and then descends through a hemlock woods to a lovely stream. Recreation, forestry, and scientific and educational activities are the management goals of the New England Forestry Foundation for this land.


From Rte. 2, take Exit 15, Rte. 122, toward Orange center. Turn left at the first light, onto West River St. Go to the end of that street and turn left onto Holtshire Rd. Proceed to corner with view of Lake Matawa and turn right onto Chestnut Hill Rd. Trail starts 1/3 mile on left.

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New England Forestry Foundation
32 Foster St.
PO Box 1346
Littleton, MA 01460

Phone: (978) 952-6856
Fax: (978) 952-6356
Email: info@newenglandforestry.org
Web: www.newenglandforestry.org


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