Wachusett Greenways-Rail Trail

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Wachusett Greenways-Rail Trail is a 16.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Rutland, MA that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

16.7 miles 811 feet Out & Back

dog friendly



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Great for walking, running or biking, trail is wide and many great places to stop and enjoy views. Once the 104-mile route of the railroad that ran from Northampton to Boston, the Mass Central Rail Trail is being restored as a multi-use greenway. Bicyclists, walkers, runners, baby strollers and young cyclists with training wheels, wheel chair users, cross country skiers and nature enthusiasts. Wachusett Greenways is building the central 30 miles of the rail trail through Sterling, West Boylston, Holden, Rutland, and Oakham.

2 months ago

Well kept trail.

1 year ago

Always a great trail. Well kept. Lots of benches along the way. Stone dust path. Great for bikes. Lots of ponds if your dog gets thirsty :-)

3 years ago

Very good exercise and there are many good side trails.

5 years ago

Great walk along the road to the Old Mill site which now features a beautiful waterfall, trail hiking beyond the waterfall is easy to moderate at time