The Millers River watershed is rich in opportunities for outdoor activity. The area is abundant in woods, streams and mountainous terrain. Come explore and enjoy the area. Remember to “leave no trace,” but keep the memories.
The best way to find out about regional activities is to refer to the recreation guide at North Quabbin Woods.
- M&M Trail: Berkshire AMC
- Athol Parks and Trails-Watershed Park
- State forests: DCR maps
- Properties protected by Land Trusts – Mount Grace, Trustees of Reservations
Athol Bird and Nature Club
Western Mass Climbing Coalition
Flagg’s Fly and Tackle, Orange – kayak sales, tackle, custom flies, bait, licenses, rod repairs, guide services.
Piragis Boats & Motors, Athol – boats, canoes, and kayaks as well as motors and accessories. Service on boats and motors. Local fishing and boating information.
Rocky Ridge Outfitters, Athol – small specialty shop featuring gear for Earth travel.
Trailhead, Orange – outdoor gear, inflatable kayaks, maps, gifts, gourmet food, and much more.
Need a ride? Contact: (great paddling shuttle for the Blue Trail-Athol/Orange)
Community Transit Services, Inc.
573 South Street, Athol, MA 01331
978-575-9966 ~ Fax 978-575-9984
Contact: David Bachelder or Melissa Burbank
Community Transit Services (CTS) provides a public dial-a-ride service in the Athol, Orange area. Transportation is provided for work, medical appointments, shopping, education and other quality of life services. CTS also provides a feeder service to the fixed route bus system that is operated between Greenfield and the Gardner/Winchendon area by FRTA and MART.