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Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park

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287 Oak St, Uxbridge, MA 01569-1250
+1 508-278-7604
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Lovely place to walk and with bonus nature talks!

we love to walk along the canal and go to the little visitor center. there are always people... read more

Reviewed November 20, 2017
kahunacarp
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Boston
trails everywhere

trails for all levels,by the river on the nature trails is my favorite. free bathrooms ,always... read more

Reviewed November 9, 2017
slovejoy
,
Northbridge, Massachusetts
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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.
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287 Oak St, Uxbridge, MA 01569-1250
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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

1  Thank RehMom
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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.

1  Thank paulagobar
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Reviewed August 22, 2016

I walk my pup there regularly. People are friendly. Only draw back is the people that don't pick up after their dogs.

2  Thank obie1952
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Reviewed June 28, 2016

Take a walk along restored sections of the Blackstone River Canal and Towpath - we've been here many times, it's a beautiful spot and offers many options for biking, hiking, and fishing. You can also go Kayaking or canoeing on the canal. Visitors can walk...More

2  Thank Natickpal
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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
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