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Forges Field Recreation Facility

83 Jordan Rd, Plymouth, MA 02360, USA

Plymouth Recreation: 508-747-1620 x10137

https://plymouthma.myrec.com/info/facilities/details.aspx?FacilityID=11310

Owned By: Town of Plymouth

Plymouth’s largest athletic playing field complex. Includes a playground and a 1.5-mile paved walking trail. Also: 3 regulation soccer fields, 2 senior league baseball fields, 2 football/lacrosse fields, 1 adult softball field, 2 Little league fields, 2 youth softball fields, a pavilion, and 6 pickleball courts.

Note: Pickleball Courts are closed to the public Monday-Thursday 8:00a-11:00a during the summer.

Features

This complex opened to the Public in 2000. It was created with help from the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (Urban Self Help Grant). Long before European settlers arrived in 1620, this land was part of Pokanoket, a Wampanoag village governed by Massasoit. opened in 2000.

Trail Description

A 1.5-mile paved path forms a loop around the complex, winding around athletic fields. Access from the main parking area and the baseball parking area.

Habitats and Wildlife

A grassy park with scattered shade trees, including maples. The streams on this property flow eastward to an unnamed brook which flows through Forge Pond and Howland Pond into the Eel River, just above the Russell Mill Pond Conservation Area. The Eel River continues eastward through Plymouth, into Plymouth Harbor, at the base of Plymouth Long Beach.

83 Jordan Rd, Plymouth, MA 02360, USA

Historic Site: No

Park: Yes

Beach: No

Boat Launch: No

Lifeguards: No

Size: 30 acres

Hours: Dawn to Dusk

Parking: Ample on-site parking.

Cost: Free

Trail Difficulty: Easy

Facilities:

Picnic tables, benches, pavilion, porta-potties, paved walking trail, playground, plus facilities for soccer, football, lacrosse, baseball, softball, and pickle ball. Trash receptacles.

Dogs: Dogs must remain on leash. Scoop the poop. No dogs on athletic fields.

Boat Ramp: No

ADA Access: Yes

Scenic Views: Yes

Waterbody/Watershed: Eel River watershed