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Wachusett Greenways Events

Perambulate: Leisurely Mass Central Rail Trail Walk – Oakham


Date: 07/18/2019
Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Come along for a gentle 1½-mile walk on the MCRT in Oakham. Meeting location will be at the Oakham entrance on Route 122 at the horseshoe parking lot. Sign up with Gordo Elliott at or 508-753-0420.

MidState Trail Hike, Oakham, MA


Date: 07/20/2019
Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

This 6 mile section hike will go over moderate ground, starting from East Hill Rd in Rutland traveling south through Oakham and Oakham State Forest and finishing on McCormick Rd in Spencer. Registration is required, please contact Mike Peckar at 508-835-2959 or

Partner & Friend Events

DCR Ranger Program: Identifying Animal Tracks


Date: 06/29/2019
Time: 10:00 am

Is that a coyote or bobcat track? Some animals have similar tracks, but small differences that can aid in identification. The Watershed is made up of thousands of acres of forested lands providing habitat for many species. Come learn how you can determine what wildlife frequents your neck of the woods. Meet at Stillwater Farm, 228 Redemption Rock Road, Sterling.

Greenways News

Wachusett Greenways periodically updates this page with announcements, trail reports and conditions. If you find an issue with any part of the trail, please use the button below to Report a Trail Issue.

Sprinkler Factory Natura Exhibit Check out the art exhibits at the Sprinkler Factory at 38 Harlow Street, Worcester. Three galleries presenting Natura, Visions of Nature, and Bringing it to Reality are open through June on Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 4 PM.

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Spring Adventures with Wachusett Greenways!

Wachusett Greenways invites you to come along for spring adventures. Join us to explore the outdoors, take a bike ride on the Mass Central Rail Trail, volunteer for rail trail spring clean-up and attend our annual gathering. Everyone is welcome! See our Events listing...

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Connecting the Wachusett community with trails and greenways

Wachusett Greenways’ mission is connecting the Wachusett-area community with trails and greenways. In 1995, this all-volunteer nonprofit group and our partners began to build and maintain trails. Wachusett Greenways’ key project is the Mass Central Rail Trail (MCRT) in central Massachusetts. Members, volunteers, donors and many partners are central to our work. We have completed 19 miles of the planned 30 miles of the MCRT through the towns of Sterling, West Boylston, Holden, Rutland, Oakham and Barre. The first section of trail opened in 1997.

Wachusett Greenways members, volunteers and donors are working to complete the central 30 miles along with our partners including the MA Department of Conservation and Recreation and other Commonwealth agencies, eight towns, regional foundations and businesses. Other communities are working complete the entire 104 miles of the Mass Central Rail Trail between Northampton and Boston.

Learn more about Wachusett Greenways here!