Blackstone River and Canal Heritage

Uxbridge, Massachusetts

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East of Massachusetts 122 in Uxbridge and Northbridge. Two hikes explore the park, traveling multiple-use trails: The Towpath Hike tours a scenic, mostly natural corridor through the old industrial beltway. King Philip's Trail travels the wooded hillside above Rice City Pond, ending at a prominent rock overlook. Special attractions: Historic locks, dams, bridge abutments, and foundation; scenic woods and wetland; vistas; wildlife.
Hiking Southern New England

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Hiking Southern New England

by Rhonda & Greg Ostertag (Falcon Guides)

East of Massachusetts 122 in Uxbridge and Northbridge. Two hikes explore the park, traveling multiple-use trails: The Towpath Hike tours a scenic, mostly natural corridor through the old industrial beltway. King Philip's Trail travels the wooded hillside above Rice City Pond, ending at a prominent rock overlook. Special attractions: Historic locks, dams, bridge abutments, and foundation; scenic woods and wetland; vistas; wildlife.

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Activity Type: Hiking
Nearby City: Uxbridge
Distance: 8
Elevation Gain: 50 feet
Trail Type: Out-and-back
Skill Level: Easy
Season: Year-round, spring through fall for hiking. Daylight hours.
Local Contacts: Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park, 508-278-7604
Local Maps: State park map.
Driving Directions: Directions to Blackstone River and Canal Heritage

Recent Trail Reviews

7/18/2005
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I enjoyed the trail (Towpath) along the river and seeing the old mill. Many turtles were sunning. The visitor center is great. Good materials available. I'll probably return to do the other walk.


5/16/2004
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Apr 2018