Near Monterey in the southern Bershires, the Beartown State Forest is the trailhead for over 25 miles of horseback riding trails.
To reach the forest from the Mass Turnpike (Rte. I-90): Take exit 2 to Rte. 102 west to SR7 south. Follow Rte. 7 to Rte. 23 east toward Monterey (Blue Hill Rd), then follow the brown signs.
Overall, Beartown State Forest is the 11th most popular horse trail of all 23 horseback rides in Massachusetts.