Canoe launch and parking areas provide access to the French River above and below the dam. Over 15 miles of trails are maintained. Recreational opportunities include nature study, hiking, mountain biking, fishing, hunting, dirt biking and snowmobiling. The nearby town of Oxford also provides tennis courts, baseball fields and skateboard park. For up-to-date information, call (508) 248-5697.
From Worcester, MA, south on I-290/395 to Exit 4B, then straight through light 1/2 mile on Charlton Street, right on Howarth Road to the dam.