National Natural Landmarks

Hawley Bog

Hawley Bog
Hawley Bog

Hawley Bog, a cold, northern sphagnum-heath bog, occupies an old and shallow glacial lake basin. All major vegetation zones that demonstrate bog succession are present, from the central open water pond to the surrounding spruce-fir forest.

Location: Franklin County, MA ; Franklin County, MA

Year designated: 1974

Acres: 63

Ownership: Private




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