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Unexpected Oasis!

We were here for an event, so did not explore as completely as we will another day, but this... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2018
Bangor, Maine
An oasis close to home

I’ve been walking at Blackstone River and canal for over 25 years. The scenery is lovely all... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2018
Debbie C
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In the late 1800s industries in the Blackstone River Valley used this canal to transport textiles between Providence and central Massachusetts.
287 Oak St, Uxbridge, MA 01569-1250
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Reviewed July 30, 2018

We were here for an event, so did not explore as completely as we will another day, but this facility was wonderful and met all our needs. The Visitor Center has a little museum and the staff were so helpful. I am somewhat mobility impaired...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Amalaurie
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been walking at Blackstone River and canal for over 25 years. The scenery is lovely all seasons of the year. There’s something about walking along a waterway that soothes the soul. I recommend this park to anyone looking for a relatively short and peaceful...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Debbie C
Reviewed November 20, 2017

we love to walk along the canal and go to the little visitor center. there are always people fishing and we have stumbled upon nature talks a couple times. at the far end is an antique store just on the edge of Uxbridge so that...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank kahunacarp
Reviewed November 9, 2017

trails for all levels,by the river on the nature trails is my favorite. free bathrooms ,always clean and free parking

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank slovejoy
Reviewed July 24, 2017

We were tired of traveling/driving and looked for a place to walk in the woods or along the river. We found the River Bend Farm (Uxbridge) in the Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park. Interesting history displays in the museum, easy walking and biking...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Jon_94117
Reviewed June 11, 2017

visited here as I have been to many national park areas and wanted to see what this one had to offer, as for the canal itself, water does not move much in it, lots of turtles sunbathing on the dead trees in the water. did...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Laura P
Reviewed April 24, 2017

This is a beautiful relaxing place to appreciate nature. Activities you can enjoy here are walking, running, fishing, mountain biking, boating, picnicking or just resting. The River Bend Farm Visitors Center has restrooms and brochures on the first floor and a small but very interesting...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Sharon H
Reviewed February 23, 2017

A beautiful, sunny 68 degree day in February made the park even better. Lots of people enjoying the trails as well as the small welcome center. We stopped at several other locations along the Blackstone Corridor and enjoyed reading the histories. A map is available...More

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank gailmath
Reviewed February 15, 2017

We have walked this site many times along the canal. One must pay attention to roots and rocks in the pathway. Otherwise it is very easy...no hills. The little museum has some historic information about the river, canal and local area. It does some events...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank RehMom
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Take the family out for a walk!! The trails are fun for the very young and if you want a challange go biking. Great leaf peeping in the fall.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank paulagobar
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July 28, 2016|
Response from 202genies | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure but you can call to find out
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Response from Dan C | Reviewed this property |
The only trail that you can push a baby stroller on is the "Heart Healthy" T0wpath Trail that follows the Blackstone Canal. You can access this trail by parking at the River Bend Farm Visitor Center entrance to the park on... More