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Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park

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Address: 287 Oak Street, Uxbridge, MA
Phone Number: 508-278-7604
Description: In the late 1800s industries in the Blackstone River Valley used this...
In the late 1800s industries in the Blackstone River Valley used this canal to transport textiles between Providence and central Massachusetts.
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The 1st time we came here my kids saw more turtles than they could count, turtle eggs buried along the trail edges, frogs & the biggest snake I have ever seen that was not at the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The 1st time we came here my kids saw more turtles than they could count, turtle eggs buried along the trail edges, frogs & the biggest snake I have ever seen that was not at the zoo. Big open fields & the flowing river with perfect skipping stones all make for a great nature hike or peaceful stroll.

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Mansfield Center, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

My wife and I and our dog visited Blackstone River mid June. The park is very well maintained. The picnic areas were very neat and clean and the major grassy areas were all freshly cut. The picnic tables were in very good condition and the one we used was clean and graffiti free. Picnic tables are located at all parking... More 

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Uxbridge, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Check out this area for walking, fishing, hiking, cook outs, and watch the yearly schedule for upcoming events.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Walking trail along the canal. Birdwatching, water fowl and other walking tours. Inside is a large cattle barn all refurbished. It was River Bend Farm which my father used to have a house to house milk delivery job there. Maple sugaring in the spring.

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Sutton,Ma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I find myself at the Blackstone many times through out the year.Each season offers something different.Whether you're a photographer or just someone who likes to hike,there's always something for everyone! I never visit without my camera!

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Grafton, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I have been to this state park several times. It is a very pretty area that runs by the Blackstone Canal. It has a few hiking trails and a visitor center. The rangers there do have some programs for young children, one of which my niece attended, which was informative and fun for the whole family. There s also a... More 

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Grafton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Wonderful place to walk and see turtles, birds and all other kinds of animals. The kids would love it! Also it is handicapped accesable for a wheelchair. I took my Mom and she loved it! The Ranger was/is so informative and we have returned many times!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Have a picnic, walk the trails and see some wildlife - all fun calm things to do for yourself or with children. Stop bye on a regular basis myself or with my grandson.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

I rode my hybrid bicycle all around the Heritage State Park and it was a nice ride. The park personnel were very good guides to the park, trails and region. The only negatives would be some trails were not well maintained, some of the road crossings were dangerous primarily due to limited sight lines and drivers that didn't think the... More 

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Marstons Mills, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

This is a great place for a peaceful walk along a scenic towpath by the canal- surrounded by beautiful mowed fields.

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Address: 287 Oak Street, Uxbridge, MA
Phone Number: 508-278-7604
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Uxbridge

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