1. STERLING COUNTRY ROADS, North Row Road and Justice Hill Road. North Row begins in northern Sterling at Route I 2, just across from First Impressions Restaurant. North Row and Justice Hill parallel the north boundary of town and, although slightly hilly, are both quiet, peaceful country roads.
2. GEORGE GIBBS ATHLETIC FIELDS, West Sterling on Route 62 offer baseball, basketball and tennis.
3. JEWETT ROAD, which runs from Route 62 to Route 12 is a pleasant, scenic country back road witha large, beautiful field on the western side shortly after leaving Route 62.
4. GRIFFITH PARK, corner of Boutelle and Muddy Pond Road offers baseball, football, soccer fields, running track and playground.
5. HISTORICAL WALK, map available from Sterling Historical Society, covers a route past many historic homes in the center of Sterling.
6. MARY'S LITTLE LAMB statue, town common, commemorates the poem based on a Sterling schoolhouse.
7. SCHOOLHOUSE SITE where "Mary's Little Lamb" once went, about I 1/2 miles from the center of town. The schoolhouse has been removed to the Wayside Inn in Sudbury. From the center, follow Route 62 east toward Clinton. Immediately after the Chocksett Burial Ground, take a right onto Redstone Hill Road. (Important: Redstone Hill is well named; this is a very long and steep hill.) Site is on the right beyond 95 Redstone Hill, at the corner of Rugg Road.
8. FARMLAND PETTING ZOO. Just beyond the"Mary Had a Little Lamb" schoolhouse site at 145 Redstone Hill Road.
9. TOWN BEACH (Sticker required), Hall Avenue off Swett Hill Road on East Lake Waushacum.
10. STERLING RAILTRAIL The former Fitchburg & Worcester RR is now being cleared for walking, biking and cross-country skiing. The trail runs from Gates Road to Sterling Works of Arts and Crafts (3.5 miles). The scenic path travels on MDC land between the Quag and West Waushacum Pond through a wooded area and crosses a marsh before arriving at the Sterling Works of Art and Crafts. Connections to the Mass Central Rail Trail are being planned.
11. STERLING WORKS OFARTAND CRAFTS, in the old Sterling cider mill, south of Sterling Center and at the north end of the rail trail. This art and crafts colony offers hand made blown glass, sculptured candles, quilts and hand made furniture.