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Westville Recreation Area

Breakneck Rd and Old Mashapaug Rd, Sturbridge, MA 01550
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The Westville Recreation Area is a lovely place to walk (with or without your dog), run, fish or... read more

Reviewed May 3, 2017
3meninabar
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Sturbridge, Massachusetts
Great in all seasons!

Nice outdoor photo ops. Water, trees and rocks make for great landscape images. Good walking... read more

Reviewed April 16, 2017
psychler1
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South Hadley, Massachusetts, United States
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“easy hiking” (2 reviews)
“picnic area” (2 reviews)
“flood control” (2 reviews)
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Breakneck Rd and Old Mashapaug Rd, Sturbridge, MA 01550
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Reviewed May 3, 2017

The Westville Recreation Area is a lovely place to walk (with or without your dog), run, fish or have a picnic. The walking is relatively flat but not completely. The walk around the dam is about 2 miles. If you walk in the opposite direction,...More

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Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

Nice outdoor photo ops. Water, trees and rocks make for great landscape images. Good walking trails, easily done.

1  Thank psychler1
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Reviewed January 18, 2017

This area is part of the Corps of Engineers flood control area on the Quinebaug River and they do a great job of maintenance. What my family enjoys most is age trails. There are basically two main one. They all are adjacent to the river...More

1  Thank DrPaulS
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Reviewed November 15, 2016

pet friendly, good easy hiking area, bbq areas, overall pretty good rec. area with plenty of space, free parking and no entrance fee

Thank Karen H
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Reviewed October 30, 2016

The walking trails and peaceful atmosphere bring me back here over and over. I love it all times of the year. Spent quality time with my daughter and we both left there relaxed and refreshed.

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Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful scenery and well marked paths in tranquil setting leave you in awe seeing God's majestic beauty. A great place for a prayer walk by yourself or just a friendly walk with family and friends. Plentiful areas for picnic, fun and frolic .

1  Thank George G
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Reviewed September 2, 2016

This is a pretty little gem bordering the towns of Sturbridge and Southbridge. There are entrances in both towns. There are three main paths to choose. There is the loop around the dam, a path to the right of the main parking lot that takes...More

1  Thank lahast123
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Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

I come here quite often with my dog to go for a nice walk. There's the main trail that goes around the dam but there's also side trails which are quieter and flat. It's very beautiful and worth the trip!

Thank ammadventures
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Reviewed August 25, 2016

We put our kayaks in and spent hours paddling the lake, Good times had by all. We'll come here again. Looking forward to it!

Thank Lisa D
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Reviewed August 2, 2016

Nice facility with picnic facilities, benches, etc. Mostly I have gone there just to hike. It is very easy hiking with few hills of any size. There are options for continued hiking or biking down the rail trail that heads west. Great place for a...More

Thank Kenneth W
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