Roads for Night Driving in MA?

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Roads for Night Driving in MA?

Post by Tremarctos » April 21st, 2016, 5:24 pm

Any suggestions of roads through good forest in Massachusetts that don't get any traffic at night? The closer to Boston, the better. I'm primarily looking for mammals (Fisher, Bobcat), but I suspect herpers would use similar roads.


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Re: Roads for Night Driving in MA?

Post by ZantiMissKnit » April 25th, 2016, 6:02 am

Eastern MA isn't too conducive to road cruising because it's so densely populated, thus it's hard to find areas that don't get night traffic. I'd suggest looking on Google Earth for roads going through forested areas that don't appear to have too many homes there (this puts most of the Greater Boston area off-limits). I would have suggested Myles Standish State Forest, but I wouldn't expect to find bobcats there, as they appear to be very rarely seen in SE MA. I think your best bets would be Central or Western MA for bobcats, maybe Eastern MA near the NH border.

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