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Spring DCR Events!

Sent on behalf of Kathryn Parent, Program Coordinator, Wachusett/Sudbury Section, MA DCR Division of Water Supply Protection: Happy Spring Greetings! Wachusett Reservoir Watershed Upcoming Events The MA Dept of Conservation and Recreation, Division of Water Supply...

DCR March 2024 Events!

An update from Kathryn Parent, Program Coordinator, Wachusett/Sudbury Section, MA DCR Division of Water Supply Protection: Happy March! The hiking series around the Wachusett Reservoir will continue for another round, for this month we will start earlier at 10am. The...

DCR January-February Events Update!

A message from the DCR Wachusett/Sudbury Program Coordinator: Happy New Year Greetings, Our Saturday Winter Hikes continue. If you have any questions on cancellations, feel free to call 617-352-4044 or email the morning of the hike. The hiking...

Rail Trail Entrance CLOSED at Miles Road, Rutland

The entrance to the rail trail at Miles Road in Rutland is CLOSED for a large culvert replacement.  NO ENTRY or parking at Miles Road. Trail users may access the trail from Charnock Hill Road.  Do not enter the construction area which has cones, barriers and tape.

Winter on the Rail Trail!

Ice wonderland today at Charnock cut on the Mass Central Rail Trail in Rutland.  Two days ago there was no ice!

Lost and Found!

We are in possession of 2 lost key fobs! If you lost a fob recently, please contact us at or at 508-479-2123!

DCR Winter Hikes 2023-2024!

They following information was sent on behalf of the DCR: Greetings and Happy Solstice! Winter hikes for Wachusett Reservoir are now posted online: flyer: list of...

Pommogussett Tunnel Murals Underway in 2023

Thanks to some hardy volunteers, we established the planned Pommogussett Tunnel murals along the rail trail in Rutland. Christy Barnes, representing Wachusett Greenways, organized volunteer hours and the professional skills of Clayton Johansen, to accomplish the...

Date Change!

NEW DATE Join the Oakham Historical Association on Saturday, October 21st at 10 AM as we tour the village of Coldbrook Springs.  This resort village was acquired nearly 100 years ago to create water protection land. Conducted as the fifth in a series of walks by...