Explore The Blackstone Valley

The Blackstone Valley, once played a major role in the American Industrial Revolution, and today features over 400,000 acres of panoramic views and landscapes.  The region is revered for magnificent fall foliage, quaint New England villages, farm stands and fruit groves for the picking, vibrant outdoor recreation, and a spectacular display of American architecture through the ages.

Located in the heart of New England, the Blackstone Valley stretches from Worcester, Massachusetts to Providence, Rhode Island, and features the John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor, the newest U.S. National Park. Dedicated to the history of the early American Industrial Revolution, the corridor stretches across 24 cities and towns.

Cities & Towns of Blackstone Valley


Blackstone Valley

Quick Facts


  • Daniel's Farmstead in Blackstone, Massachusetts, is a living museum with a preserved farm complex equipped with an 1830 farm house, period outbuildings and farm landscape.
  • Douglas State Forest is over 5,500 acres of forest, water and recreational areas, perfect for swimming, boating, fishing, hiking or biking.