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Bigelow Hollow State Park Nipmuck State Forest

Getting Here

Park Location

Route 171


Bigelow Hollow State Park is located on Route 171 and can be reached via I-84. Take Exit 73 or 74, then follow Route 190 east to Route 171 east to the park entrance.

Nipmuck State Forest Mountain Laurel Sanctuary
Eastbound on I-84: take Exit 72. Follow Route 89 north to the intersection of Route 89 and Route 190. Go west onto Route 190. The sanctuary entrance is a short distance from the intersection and is well marked. Take Exit 73 to visit another area of Nipmuck State Forest.