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Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor, RI

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Paddling on the Blackstone
Paddling on the Blackstone

The Blackstone River also provides some wonderful recreation opportunities for paddlers.

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Blackstone River Bikeway
Blackstone River Bikeway

The Blackstone River Bikeway is one of the most popular recreation faculties in the Valley. Currently there are over 11 miles of paved, off-road bike path open. Eventually, it will extend about 46 miles from Worcester, MA to Providence, RI.

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Arning at Waters Farm
Arning at Waters Farm

The National Park Rangers in Heritage Corridor provide interpretation at sites all around the Blackstone River Valley.

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Rolling Dam, Blackstone MA
Rolling Dam, Blackstone MA

The Rolling Dam, just above the Blackstone Gorge in Blackstone, MA is one of many places where you can view the power of the Blackstone River.

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Slater Mill hand weaving
Slater Mill hand weaving

The Blackstone Valley is the Birthplace of the American Industrial Revolution. At the Slater Mill, in Pawtucket, RI, you can learn about the change from hand crafted to machine made textiles

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Woonsocket Depot
Woonsocket Depot

The Heritage Corridor Office is located in the historic Woonsocket Depot.

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Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor

The Blackstone River runs from Worcester, MA to Providence, RI. Its waters powered the Slater Mill in Pawtucket, RI, America's first successful cotton spinning mill. This creative spark began the nation's...[more]

Address

John H Chafee Blackstone River Valley NHC
One Depot Square
Woonsocket, RI 02895
Email:barbara_dixon@nps.gov

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Activities
  • AUTO TOURING AUTO TOURING
  • BIKING BIKING
  • BOATING BOATING
  • CAMPING CAMPING
  • FISHING FISHING
  • HIKING HIKING
  • SWIMMING SWIMMING
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING WILDLIFE VIEWING
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