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Westville Recreation Area

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Love this walk

This is a great spot to visit. We frequent here with the kids and dog. They have had runnng water... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
Melissa R
Coventry, Connecticut
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Very Scenic Hike Through a Jewel of a Park

Grand Trunk was abouta 2 mile loop to the Westville Dam and back. Beautiful woods and pretty lake... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
Billie B
DeLand, Florida
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Breakneck Rd and Old Mashapaug Rd, Sturbridge, MA 01550
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Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

This is a great spot to visit. We frequent here with the kids and dog. They have had runnng water at drink fountains and a restroom. The path is quite large and open on one half but the other half is a bit more tight...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Melissa R
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Enjoy a peaceful walk or picnic lunch in this tranquil oasis near Sturbridge. - A relaxing respite from the crowds at OSV.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kay P
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Grand Trunk was abouta 2 mile loop to the Westville Dam and back. Beautiful woods and pretty lake views in both directions. Fairly easy hike on gravel path.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Billie B
Reviewed 3 May 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

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank 3meninabar
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

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

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank psychler1
Reviewed 18 January 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

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank DrPaulS
Reviewed 15 November 2016

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

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Karen H
Reviewed 30 October 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.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Lcabt282
Reviewed 18 October 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 .

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank George G
Reviewed 2 September 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

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank lahast123
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