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Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park

287 Oak St, Uxbridge, MA 01569-1250
+1 508-278-7604
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Easy hiking and biking, kayaking, canoeing -- peaceful setting

We were tired of traveling/driving and looked for a place to walk in the woods or along the river... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
Jon_94117
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San Francisco, California
tow path on the blackstone canal

visited here as I have been to many national park areas and wanted to see what this one had to... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
Laura P
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Porter, Indiana
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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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  • Average3%
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287 Oak St, Uxbridge, MA 01569-1250
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Reviewed 24 July 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

Thank Jon_94117
Reviewed 12 June 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

Thank Laura P
Reviewed 25 April 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

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 24 February 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

2  Thank gailmath
Reviewed 15 February 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
Reviewed 14 February 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
Reviewed 23 August 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
Reviewed 28 June 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
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Place is a great Escape to take a stroll through nature. Been here in the 90's and now 2016. A very senior trail along the canal and plenty of wildlife to see.

2  Thank Rich W
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Very nice trails near the river to walk with a pet or alone. The path is flat but you need to be careful about the roots of trees. Fun to see the turtles sunning themselves on logs and on the side of the river. Lots...More

2  Thank Genie S
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booksturtlesandcats
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Response from Genie S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure but you can call to find out
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Melissa S
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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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