Kenneth Dubuque Memorial State Forest

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Kenneth Dubuque Memorial State Forest
Massachusetts State Forest
CountryUnited States
StateMassachusetts
CountiesFranklin, Hampshire, Berkshire
TownsHawley, Plainfield, Savoy
LocationWest Hawley Rd (Rt 8A)
 - elevation1,604 ft (489 m) [1]
 - coordinates42°33′6.4″N 72°56′26.9″W / 42.551778°N 72.940806°W / 42.551778; -72.940806
Area7,405 acres (2,997 ha) [2]
EstablishedUnspecified
ManagementMassachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
Location in Massachusetts
Website: Kenneth Dubuque Memorial State Forest
 
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Coordinates: 42°33′6.4″N 72°56′26.9″W / 42.551778°N 72.940806°W / 42.551778; -72.940806
Kenneth Dubuque Memorial State Forest
Massachusetts State Forest
CountryUnited States
StateMassachusetts
CountiesFranklin, Hampshire, Berkshire
TownsHawley, Plainfield, Savoy
LocationWest Hawley Rd (Rt 8A)
 - elevation1,604 ft (489 m) [1]
 - coordinates42°33′6.4″N 72°56′26.9″W / 42.551778°N 72.940806°W / 42.551778; -72.940806
Area7,405 acres (2,997 ha) [2]
EstablishedUnspecified
ManagementMassachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
Location in Massachusetts
Website: Kenneth Dubuque Memorial State Forest

Kenneth Dubuque Memorial State Forest is a Massachusetts state forest in the northern Berkshire Hills in the towns of Hawley, Plainfield, and Savoy. The forest is managed by the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR). In 1985, the forest was named in memory of Kenneth M. Dubuque, a former employee of the Department of Environmental Management.[3]

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Following Hurricane Irene in 2011, the forest was closed for an indeterminate period.[4]

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  1. ^ "Hallockville Pond". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "2012 Acreage Listing". Department of Conservation and Recreation. April 2012. Retrieved January 17, 2014. 
  3. ^ Massachusetts (October 4, 1985 (approval)). "1985 Chapter 0346. An Act Designating Certain State Forest On Both Sides Of State Highway Route 8a In The Towns Of Hawley And Plainfield As The Kenneth M. Dubuque Memorial State Forest.". The State Library of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2008-11-04. 
  4. ^ a b "Kenneth Dubuque Memorial State Forest". MassParks. Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs. Retrieved August 12, 2013. 

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