Madame Sherri Forest

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Terrygrim3
Haverhill, MA317 contributions
Lots of hiking options. Signage a little ambiguous, and there were a couple spots where a trail marker would have been useful, but generally well-traveled enough to tell where the trail was. Did Ann Stokes Loop; recommend going clockwise as that provides a longer but gentler ascent, and a shorter but steeper descent, as opposed to the other way around.

"Castle" was interesting and yet another reminder that nothing, even a stone cottage, lasts forever.

Dirt road (Gulf Rd) to trailhead; free parking but not on road.
Written May 27, 2021
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Hilary J
Washington DC, DC407 contributions
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We loved our visit to the forest! I loved reading about Madame Sherri’s life and seeing the remains of her castle, a very short walk from the parking area. If you have more time, there are additional hiking trails throughout the woods. The pond near the parking area is FULL of frogs and they are so fun to watch!
Written July 29, 2022
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Laura X
West Haven, CT11 contributions
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My partner and I loved to see the castle ruins and read about the history of the area. We hiked the Anne Stoke’s loop after and enjoyed the view at the top, although a bit foggy the day we went. HOWEVER, one thing I didn’t see in reviews anywhere is how BAD the roads are leading up to the trail. There’s about a 2 mile drive on an unpaved, mostly dirt road before reaching the trail head. This may be fine during more dry seasons, but was horribly muddy and difficult to manage in my small car. Just a warning to be aware of the weather and the limits of your vehicle before heading here!
Written March 20, 2022
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sardonyx47
Bourne, MA67 contributions
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Ruins of an former house in the woods. Cool to see the stonework of the old foundations and arched stairway. See it soon before it is all toppled. Point of note, the road leading to the forest is unloaded and can be rough and narrow at times. And bring insect repellent, it was really necessary.
Written June 13, 2022
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Mary F
144 contributions
A hike through the woods to an abandon, deteriorating castle (sad). The castle itself is dwindling but still has part of a staircase. Very nice. The surrounding wooded area was breathtaking with the foliage. You cross over a small wood bridge, as you cross you can see a running brook with a small waterfall. When you leave and head down the road you will see a few larger waterfalls. Very breathtaking. A must see! Nature at it's best!
Written October 7, 2021
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JDLondonGal
Oxford, MA167 contributions
We knew next to nothing about the forest. Nice place for a break perhaps an hour or so. Opportunity to take a hike if that was your desire but elevation a challenge. pleasant even to walk around the pond area. Not easy to find...we just stumbled on it.
Written April 24, 2022
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KTBNY
New York484 contributions
My friend and I hiked to the ruins of Madame Sherri's castle from the trailhead near the Kilburn parking lot (Pisgah State Park) on Rte. 63. We took the Bear Mt. Trail and Connector (strenuous) to the Daniels Mountain Loop Trail (moderate) to the Anne Stokes Loop Trail (easy to moderate). The total distance was 9.3 miles. The map we downloaded was not to scale and it's difficult finding information on the distances of all the trails. The ruins are pretty cool. You can drive to a parking lot right near the ruins but it requires driving on a dirt road.
Written February 18, 2020
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Diane S
Maryland19 contributions
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We hiked up to the Madame Sherri’s castle ruins in Madame Sherri’s Forest. There were several trails but the trail to the ruins is just about a 10 minute easy hike. The fall colors around the lake in the area were also beautiful.
Written October 17, 2019
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toscwolfstar
Chester, VT581 contributions
Couples
This should get higher ratings but the main parking area holds 14 vehicles at most and big rigs can have problems. I definately needed a spotter to back out. There is overflow parking nearby. Do not park off the road for tickets are issued.
Her castle is only 200 yards up the trail and is a very popular spot for photographers. Be careful of the poison ivy and warning the trail beyond her place goes to a hilltop but nowhere else.
Indian Pond was absolutely gorgeous and a must see.
Written June 3, 2018
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C. Louis
Brattleboro, VT165 contributions
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A charming little walk up to the Madame Sherri foundation. The history behind the Forrest is fun and interesting. This location links up to a much larger network of trails in New Hampshire.
Written August 19, 2017
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