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Best trails in Blackstone River and Canal State Park

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Looking for a great trail in Blackstone River and Canal State Park, Massachusetts? AllTrails has 5 great hiking trails, running trails, walking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 3 easy trails in Blackstone River and Canal State Park ranging from 1.5 to 5.6 miles and from 246 to 462 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description
Blackstone River and Canal State Park offers a variety of recreation activities, including hiking, canoeing, horseback riding, and fishing. There is a historic canal, once used for trade in the 1800s, along which you can take a walk. The Blackstone River and Valley is the birthplace of the industrial revolution, so historic sites are plentiful in this park.
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Map of trails in Blackstone River and Canal State Park
Park information
Acreage
1000 acres
Park hours
Monday
dawn - dusk
Tuesday
dawn - dusk
Wednesday
dawn - dusk
Thursday
dawn - dusk
Friday
dawn - dusk
Saturday
dawn - dusk
Sunday
dawn - dusk
Top trails (5)
#1 - Blackstone River and Canal Heritage Trail
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Length: 5.6 mi • Est. 2 h 21 m
Blackstone River and Canal Heritage Trail is a 5.6 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Uxbridge, Massachusetts that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offShow more
#2 - Rice Pond to Lookout Rock
Blackstone River and Canal State Park
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 7 m
Rice Pond to Lookout Rock is a 2.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Uxbridge, Massachusetts that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hikShow more
#3 - Billy Goat Flow Trail Loop
Blackstone River and Canal State Park
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Length: 7.8 mi • Est. 3 h 23 m
Billy Goat Flow Trail Loop is a 7.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Whitinsville, Massachusetts that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activityShow more
#4 - Goat Hill Loop
Blackstone River and Canal State Park
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Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 45 m
Goat Hill Loop is a 1.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Uxbridge, Massachusetts that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of aShow more
#5 - Goat Hill, Rice City and West Hill
Blackstone River and Canal State Park
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Length: 27.1 mi • Est. Multi-day
Goat Hill, Rice City and West Hill is a 27.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Uxbridge, Massachusetts that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers Show more