Wendell State Forest Lean-To

The Wendell State Forest Lean-to is located on MA NET: Section 15.

Lean-to Features include:

  • Sleeps 6-8
  • Fire-pit
  • Water access
  • Privys

The Wendell Forest Lean-to is a shelter site close to the main entrance of Wendell State Forest. Nearby the trail skirts Ruggles Pond, a scenic area for hikers, picnickers, and other recreationists. The land is managed by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation.

The lean-to is a three-sided shelter in an open area surrounded by woods. Water sources are available within a short distance.

Reservations are not required but users are encouraged to make a reservation on our online calendar in order to post their ‘intent-to-stay’. The online submission does not guarantee a spot at the shelter, but helps inform others of availability

Lean-to is open, use is at the camper’s own risk and social distancing measures are encouraged. No sanitation maintenance currently in place.