- It’s comprised of 5100 acres, mainly in Edgartown and West Tisbury.
- It was originally created in 1908 to help prevent the extinction of the Heath Hen (a type of Grouse) that lived on the Island. Sadly, the Heath Hens did not survive and were declared extinct in 1938.
- The Manuel F. Correllus State Forest is named after the superintendent who ran it from 1948-1987. It is currently managed by the dcr (department of conservation and recreation).
- There are miles of paved and unpaved trails, as well as fire lanes that are ideal for walking, jogging, biking and horseback riding. There is also a great Disc golf course. The property is open to hunting during the statewide seasons.
Parking areas are along Barnes Road. Make sure to print a map before you go, so you won’t get lost!