Past Meetup

Hike Blackstone River and Canal- Blackstone Heritage Corridor 3.5 or 6 miles

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15 people went

The Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park

287 Oak Street · Uxbridge, MA

How to find us

Park in the Goat Hill parking lot lot at the trailhead on Hartford Ave (NOT the Rice Pond parking lot, which is just after). Look for Steve and Carolyn. We start at 9 AM sharp.

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Details

Before signing up for this event, please read and understand the entire Write-Up and the Liability Waiver below. By signing up for this event you, and any of your guests agree to the terms of the waiver.

Liability Waiver
As a condition of your voluntary participation in this activity you acknowledge and agree to the following: this activity involves inherent risks that can cause property damage, injury, illness, disability, and/or death to participants and/or others; you assume all risk associated with this activity; you are responsible for having the necessary knowledge, skills, abilities, clothing, and equipment to safely participate in this activity; you know and will follow the Hiker Responsibility Code described at www.hikesafe.com; the leader(s) of this activity are volunteers; and you for yourself, your heirs, executors, and administrators release, hold harmless, and indemnify the leader(s) and all members of this group from any and all claims for property damage, injury, illness, disability, and/or death - including those caused by negligence and/or other reasons.

Safety First!

1 Guest maximum!

Event Rating: Level 2, first half has elevation, second half mostly flat, some good elevation on way to Lookout Rock.

Miles: Approx 3.5-6 miles total, allow a total of 3 hours for these activities. There will be a chance to opt out after we go to Lookout Rock and back (approx 3.5 miles total). Those that decide to stay on will complete the journey south along the canal to Stanley Woolen Mill. Ground on this part is flat, with a great view of the canal and hopefully foliage. We can stop briefly at the Visitor's Center. If you sign up please be prepared to bring water, bug spray, and dress appropriately.

Come explore the Blackstone River Canal and Heritage state park located in Whitinsville and Uxbridge, MA. We will begin at Goat Hill parking lot, where we will continue to head up King Phillip Path to Lookout Rock on Wolf Hill. Hiking boots/sturdy hiking shoes would be appropriate for this activity. Must bring sufficient water for the hike, appropriate clothing (no jeans or cotton!) and bug spray.

Directions: Get on Rte 146 to Rte 16 East (exit 3), in Uxbridge. Continue 1 mile to Rt 122, and take a left on 122. Go about 1 mile north to Hartford Ave East, and take a right at the intersection. Continue on Hartford Ave for approx 1.5 miles, grassy parking lot will be on your left at the bottom of the hill. Pay attention as it comes up quick! Call me with any issues at[masked]