Massachusetts: Windsor: Windsor State Forest Map
Created By: dbperry
Last Updated: July 7th, 2013 2:07pm
West: -73.019° East: -72.9732°
Country: United States
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Windsor State Forest, Windsor MA 01270
Windsor State Forest is best known for the beautiful Windsor Jambs waterfall and the swimming and camping area along the Westfield River. Trails at Windsor State Forest connect with trails at Notchview.
Note: The facility is unstaffed for the summer of 2013 - no swimming, no camping. Info at: http://www.mass.gov/eea/docs/dcr/parks/notices/windsor.pdf
KMZ map from DCR map at:
See version history below for more information.
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This KMZ map is set to Draw Order 40 so it will show 'beneath' your primary map on your Garmin KMZ-compatible GPS. It will also show above my KMZ map of Notchview if you have both of them loaded on your GPSr. Loading both KMZ maps will provide you with a seamless trail map of both properties on your GPSr.
Note that due to the wide coverage area of this map, it is actually 4 tiles. Keep that in mind when placing this on your Garmin GPSr - even though this is one KMZ, the number of tiles is limited to 100 across all the KMZ files loaded on your GPS (or 500 tiles if you have a Garmin Montana).
The images below are all from a Garmin GPSMAP 78sc. The image on the left is with no other maps displayed. The image on the right has the Garmin 24K NE series TOPO maps displayed.
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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 \Garmin\CustomMaps 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 1.00 (7/7/2013)
Initial release using DCR map dated 2009.
Name: Windsor State Forest
Owner / Steward: DCR
Primary city / town: Windsor
Primary city / town zip code: 01270
Other cities / towns in map area: Savoy, Plainfield
Area of conservation / recreation land: 1,488 acres or 2.33 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: Windsor_ver_1.00.kmz
Current version: 1.00
Date published: 7/7/2013
Number of tiles: 4
KMZ file size: 1,589 KB
Draw order: 40
Does this KMZ overlap with any others? Yes
If so, which ones? Notchview
Coverage of KMZ: 4,333 acres or 6.77 square miles
NOTE: this area includes the ENTIRE KMZ including white space / margins / legend, etc.
GPS coordinates of center of KMZ polygon (not necessarily the center of the map):
N 42° 32.382'
W 72° 59.763'