Heritage Trail

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Heritage Trail:  This is an 800-yard handicapped accessible trail running parallel to the Quinebaug River with benches, boardwalks with railings, a scenic river overlook, and a picnic area.  It is located at the northwest corner of town and abuts West Street School.  On-site amenities at the school include baseball and soccer fields, tennis courts, and a playground.  The Heritage Trail leads west to the Westville Dam and additional trails; the Heritage Trail Extension, the Grand Trunk Trail, and the Heritage Connector Bridge (over the dam spillway) from a 1.7 mile loop which circles Westville Lake.  Continuing west along the Grand Trunk Trail to the Ed Calcutt Bridge adds another 1.3 miles to the trek. Parking is available at the West Street School, at the West Street Fields, at the Westville Dam at 200 Marjorie Lane, and at the Westville Lake Recreation area in Sturbridge.