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A place to experience local history.

Bring a flashlight to explore the cave, and hiking/walking shoes to explore some of the short... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2018
Sturbridge, Massachusetts
Small but interesting

There are more trails than shown on the Trustees of Reservations site, so pay attention out there... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2017
dave d
Bradford, Massachusetts
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Aug 20, 2018
“A place to experience local history.”
Jun 23, 2017
“Small but interesting”
Follow a loop trail through quiet woodlands then visit the site of a former lead mine used by Native Americans and, later, European settlers.
Leadmine Road, Sturbridge, MA 01566
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

Bring a flashlight to explore the cave, and hiking/walking shoes to explore some of the short trails. Good spot for a picnic. Adequate parking and signage.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 23, 2017

There are more trails than shown on the Trustees of Reservations site, so pay attention out there! The Trustees portion is well maintained and features a mineshaft (blocked) and a LOT of mountain laurel.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank dave d
Reviewed November 6, 2016

Very scenic, quiet and peaceful. However, the trail map is horrific, and we spent a very long time trying to find our way back to the parking lot. At one point, we called a friend on our cell phone to say if we weren't back...More

Date of experience: November 2016
4  Thank MelissaMS61
Reviewed May 6, 2015

This is a nice park for hiking, though not all the trails are marked and the trail map at the entrance is not that clear. One can easily get lost. The terrain is hilly and not as easy a hike as in Westville Recreation Area....More

Date of experience: May 2015
2  Thank Tara B
Reviewed August 4, 2013

This place would have been great if they didn't put up a big iron gate in front of the mine! The trail itself is a little over a mile long, and is very quiet and peacful. I didn't ding it to one star review because...More

Date of experience: August 2013
9  Thank justinhm2fs
Reviewed June 30, 2013 via mobile

I have been hiking this for many years and it is a great place to bring the family and hike through. At the beginning there is a old mine shaft that you can go into. If you look close enough you can see bats hanging...More

Date of experience: July 2012
5  Thank Ryan O
Reviewed January 15, 2013

Fun hike for all. There is a graphite mine shaft here. It's not very deep and is a dead end at the beginning of the trail. A very pretty walk and plenty of rocks for the kids to climb on. During hunting season, remember to...More

Date of experience: November 2012
7  Thank Tina P
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