Massachusetts: Hopkinton State Park (small scale) Map
Created By: dbperry
Last Updated: February 20th, 2013 8:02pm
West: -71.5526° East: -71.4907°
Country: United States
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Hopkinton State Park (small scale), Hopkinton, MA 01748
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Hopkinton is best known as the starting point for the Boston Marathon, but Hopkinton State Park is one of the most popular State Parks in Eastern Massachusetts. The DCR map of Hopkinton State Park has two sides - a small scale map encompassing some of the less frequently hiked trails in the southwestern portion of the property, and a large scale map with detail of the trails and recreation areas in the main part of the Park. I have created KMZ maps of both, and by using the draw order of the KMZ files, both can be displayed on your GPSr at the same time and provide the benefits of both at the same time.
This map is the small scale map. My KMZ of the large scale map is available here.
For more information:
And don't forget to rent a boat when you visit!
This KMZ is created from the DCR map at:
See version history below for more information.
This KMZ map is set to Draw Order 25 so it will show 'beneath' your primary map on your Garmin KMZ-compatible GPS. It will show undser my large scale map of Hopkinton State Park (as described above) and under my KMZ map of the Ashland Town Forest.
The images below are all from a Garmin GPSMAP 78sc. The image on the left in both rows is with no other maps displayed. The image on the right in both rows has the Garmin 24K NE series TOPO maps displayed.
I have posted this KMZ as freeware, so instead of paying me for it, send me a note if you found this file helpful!
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Once you have downloaded and unzipped the KMZ file, you can:
1) Display it on your Garmin GPS receiver by placing the file in the GarminCustomMaps folder on your supported Garmin GPS receiver. For a list of supported devices, click here.
2) Display it in Google Earth by opening the file (FILE, OPEN).
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Version 1.12 (2/20/2013)
Added 'tilt' specification of 0 degrees to KMZ file so that when opened in Google Earth, the view will not 'tilt' to an oblique angle.
Version 1.11 (5/12/2013)
Removed spaces from file names (ZIP, KMZ, and JPG).
Version 1.10 (2/29/2013)
Changed draw order to 25. I noticed that this map overlaps with my Ashland Town Forest KMZ <http://gpsfiledepot.com/maps/view/569/>. If you have both on your GPS (like I did), Hopkinton State Park would 'obscure' the southwestern corner of Ashland Town Forest. Changing the draw order corrects the problem (and there is nothing important that gets obscured from having Ashland Town Forest 'over' Hopkiinton State Park KMZ).
Version 1.00 (1/4/2012)
Initial release using DCR Hopkinton State Park map dated 2008.
Area of conservation / recreation land: 1,400 acres or 2.19 square miles
NOTE: This is my calculation of the extents of the area(s) with publicly accessible trails on the KMZ map. This should be the area available for hiking or other recreation, but it will also include any portion of water bodies, marshes, swamps, etc. within the boundaries of the properties on the KMZ. It would also include inaccessible conservation land within the boundaries, such as a buffer zone of "Do not enter" land around a reservoir.
File name: Hopkinton_SP_ver_1.12.kmz
Current version: 1.12
Date published: 2/20/2013
Number of tiles: 1
KMZ file size: 140 KB
Draw order: 25
Does this KMZ overlap with any others? Yes
If so, which ones? Hopkinton State Park (large scale) and Ashland Town Forest
Coverage of KMZ: 7,177 acres or 11.21 square miles
NOTE: this area includes the ENTIRE KMZ including white space / margins / legend, etc.
Lat / Long of center of KMZ polygon (not necessarily the center of the map):
N 42° 14.850'
W 71° 31.305'