Monday, October 1, 2018

Directions to Sudden Pond

Sudden Pond Campground, Harold Parker State Forest 

Sudden Pond is in Harold Parker State Forest on the border of North Reading and North Andover, MA From Wakefield, proceed through the 129 rotary and follow Haverhill Street through Reading to North Reading Center. Go straight through the light for approximately 1.5 miles, and take a right at the blinking yellow light onto Marblehead Street. Follow Marblehead Street for about 1.5 miles, and turn left onto Salem Street -- you should see a small brown sign on the Right pointing Left to Harold Parker State Forest. If you pass a sign that indicates the border of North Reading and Middleton, you've gone too far. From Salem Street, you will be turning right at Gate 7. If you're setting your GPS or an App like WAZE, the closest street address to the gate is the Forest Riding Academy, 33 Salem Street, North Reading, MA 01864-1513, or Sudden Pond Fire Road, North Reading, MA Turn right at Gate 7 and follow the road to the campsite, which will be on your right.

 Total drive time about 20 minutes.