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West Hill Dam - Hiking

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By lydia.crawford

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What are the activities at West Hill Dam ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at West Hill Dam?

The West Hill Dam is a concrete gravity dam in Massachusetts, United States. It was completed in 1911 and is owned and operated by the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority. The dam has a height of and a length of . The reservoir created by the dam, Wachusett Reservoir, has a capacity of and a surface area of . The dam and reservoir are used for water supply, flood control, and hydroelectric power generation. The West Hill Dam is the only major dam in Massachusetts that is not used for drinking water.


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Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule
Monday: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PMTuesday: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PMWednesday: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PMThursday: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PMFriday: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PMSaturday: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PMSunday: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Coordinates
-71.6083509
42.1041865

What are the coordinates and address of West Hill Dam?

West Hill Dam
(508) 278-2511
518 Hartford Ave E, Uxbridge, MA 01569, USA

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Starting Point

The best way to get to the start of the trails at the West Hill Dam in Massachusetts is to drive to the dam and park in the lot. From there, you can walk to the start of the trails.

Why visit West Hill Dam

The West Hill Dam is a beautiful sight to see and it is also a great place to visit for many different reasons. One of the main reasons to visit the dam is because it is a great place for fishing. The dam is home to many different types of fish, including trout, salmon, and bass. The scenery surrounding the dam is also very beautiful and it is a great place to take a walk or go for a hike.

Is West Hill Dam in Massachusetts a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on what the family is looking for in a recreational spot. West Hill Dam does offer opportunities for fishing, hiking, and picnicking, so it could be a good place for a family that enjoys those activities.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near West Hill Dam in Massachusetts are hiking, fishing, and kayaking.

The best activities near West Hill Dam in Massachusetts are hiking, fishing, and kayaking. The dam is a great place to go fishing for trout, and the hiking trails around the area are excellent for exploring. The kayaking on the Deerfield River is also a popular activity in the area.

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Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What are the opening hours ?

Monday: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PMTuesday: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PMWednesday: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PMThursday: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PMFriday: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PMSaturday: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PMSunday: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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