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October Mountain State Forest

256 Woodland Rd., Lee, Lee, MA
+1 413-243-1778
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Inexpensive acommodation (camping) for visiting Tanglewood music festival; but one big drawback!

October Mountain campground is a Massachusetts state park campground that is very convenient (and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Stratham, New Hampshire
Not for the weary

We wanted to hike a fairly challenging, moderate, trail and picked October Mountain State Forest as... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2017
Belleville, New Jersey
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256 Woodland Rd., Lee, Lee, MA
+1 413-243-1778
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

October Mountain campground is a Massachusetts state park campground that is very convenient (and relatively inexpensive for the Berkshires at $27/night per tent site) for trips to the BSO Tanglewood music festival in Lenox and other Berkshire attractions, such as Shakespeare and Co. theater performances....More

1  Thank Usquevagh
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We wanted to hike a fairly challenging, moderate, trail and picked October Mountain State Forest as a good place to go. Aside from that, we wanted to see the yurts that one can rent on their campsite. I spoke to the ranger and told him...More

Thank sradmd
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We have never camped at the camp area, but it looks nice. We have driven to the top of Oct. Mt. and hiked. There are many nice hiking trails. We have also picnicked at the picnic area near the reservoir which was a very nice...More

Thank helpfulcritic
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We had to go here on the 1st October just by the name! Easy trails and good views. Cold do with more places to park the car but overall nice walking area.

1  Thank LynnePeak
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Best inexpensive lodging in the Tanglewood area, but also relaxing, beautiful, and fun. Other yurts are very near, so you'll hear/see other groups and their cars. If you want privacy, you can close screen flaps, but then you are hot inside. I brought box fan,...More

Thank awwDc
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We've stayed at OCT. Mt. 4times in as many years and plan to return many more. Each of our stays has been in a yurt. For us there is no other way to enjoy being out doors. All the camping fun while having a bed...More

1  Thank zoezemaz
Reviewed 24 August 2016

isolated and peaceful great for mountain bikes. be prepared to drive on dirt roads. wished we could have more time

Thank David B
Reviewed 24 August 2016

If you like to hike or just spend time outdoors, October Mountain State Forest is a great place to go.

1  Thank Perry B
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Loved October Mountain State Forest for morning hikes. The variety of trails is excellent, long and short, steep and gradual. It also looked as if there were all kinds of off road and horse trails as well. It's a well maintained facility with something outdoorsy...More

Thank h0telsn0b96
Reviewed 15 August 2016

This is my second trip to October Mountain State Forest's campground in the past few years. The last time I camped at Site #46 (which is relatively private). This time, I got the LAST open spot - #44 (that's what I get for delaying proper...More

4  Thank John D
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Eloise T
10 February 2015|
Response from Deb B |
No hookups. $17/night + 8.65 registration fee through Reserve America. Not sure if you can do only 1 night, but there is a state-wide limit of 14 total days at any one park between Memorial and Labor day. RV spaces are... More