Birthplace of the American Industrial Revolution
The Blackstone River runs from Worcester, MA to Providence, RI. Its waters powered the Slater Mill in Pawtucket, RI, America's first successful cotton spinning mill. This creative spark began the nation's transformation from Farm to Factory. Today, the Blackstone River Valley is a special type of National Park - a living landscape containing thousands of natural and historic treasures.Read More
Did You Know?
That the Blackstone River Bikeway is under construction? When completed, this 48-mile long bikeway will link Providence, RI and Worcester, MA. Currently there are twelve miles of the bikeway open. More...