Central Massachusetts/Sturbridge have great biking trails

Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park Trail

Trail Length: 3.5 miles

The Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park recalls the role of canals in transporting raw materials and manufactured goods between emerging industrial centers. Walk along restored sections of the Blackstone River Canal from the River Bend Farm Visitors Center. Straddling the town line between Uxbridge and Northbridge is a 1,000-acre natural area with walking and hiking paths, canoe access, picnic areas and a broad expanse of the Blackstone River known as Rice City Pond. Directions: Massachusetts Turnpike to exit 11; Route 122 south to North Uxbridge; set of lights; left onto East Hartford Avenue; follow signs. Trail Map