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State forest offers access to nature

The 15,000-acre Myles Standish State Forest has 16 ponds, including College Pond. The 15,000-acre Myles Standish State Forest has 16 ponds, including College Pond. (Kindra Clineff)
By Robert Knox
Globe Correspondent / July 23, 2009

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At 26 square miles, Myles Standish State Forest is larger than some towns in Southeastern Massachusetts. So when state officials encourage families and children to “go out and play,’’ Myles Standish is one of the prime playgrounds they have in mind. (Full article: 698 words)

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