Discover Heritage Park Trail / Cascade Falls

A historical tour around Coakley and Falls Islands, Heritage Park Trail is a .3 mile loop that runs along the Grasse River.   
TRAIL ACTIVITY
LENGTH
0.3 miles, Loop
DIFFICULTY
Easy
SURFACE
Pavement/Cement, Dirt/Forest Floor, Gravel/Crushed Stone, Grass, Woodchips
PETS
Permitted
FEES
No

Description

The Heritage Park Trail loops around Coakley and Falls Islands in downtown Canton. The trail is well maintained and is marked by information boards on the industrial history of Canton and the local flora and fauna. Unmarked offshoots from the main trail open up to rocks and views along the Grasse River and Cascade Falls. The trail will pass remnants of an old industrial site and cross a short boardwalk before leading back to the initial footbridge. 

Other Information

 
This trail is part of the Great 8 Challenge. Learn more!

 

 

 

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Trail Tips

Snack Attack
Bring along a small snack in case you get hungry or feel a drop in energy while exercising.
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Trailhead Information

Parking for Heritage Park can be found off of the bridge on RT. 11 in Downtown Canton. Heritage Park is clearly marked with a sign and a gazebo can be seen from the road. The trailhead can be found at the back end of the parking lot across the footbridge. 

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tparla
July 07, 2022
A very nice area particularly given the small size.
Feels larger because it was so well laid out.
Plenty of information about the history and being able to see what it has been transformed from is amazing.
Everyone involved in the restoration and planning should be proud.
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