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Country Antiques


250 Ward Hill Road
Phillipston, MA
978-249-7517

A quaint little shop with an unusual array of primitives, glassware and collectables. Take a nice country drive and enjoy our beautiful view of Wachusett Mountain. We are open only by chance or by appointment. Please give us a call.

ShoppingAntiques

Down to Earth Nursery


460 Royalston Road
Phillipston, MA
978-249-8720

Family owned nursery and gift shop specializing in annuals, perennials, holiday greenery and hand crafted wood products made on site. Be sure to order early for our famous kissing balls, wreaths and greenery arrangements.

ShoppingLocally  Made


Elliot Laurel ReservationElliott Laurel Reservation


Queen Lake Road, Route 101
Phillipston, MA
Website
central@ttor.org

Extensive mountain laurel thicket with magnificent white blooms in late spring. Short loop trail wanders below cathedral of hemlocks. More ...

Pet FriendlyHikingHuntingCross-country SkiingFamily ActivitiesNo Mountain Biking


Fox Valley Wildlife SanctuaryFox Valley Wildlife Sanctuary


Lincoln Road
Phillipston, MA
978-248-2053
Website
landtrust@mountgrace.org

Includes a series of fragile wetlands and the headwaters of Popple Camp Brook. A blue-blazed loop trail leads through a mature forest and an area of early forest succession. More ...

Cross-country SkiingHikingPet FriendlyFamily ActivitiesNo SnowmobilingNo Mountain BikingNo ATVs/ORVs


Bonnie HouseBonnie House


110 Blake Corner Road
Phillipston, MA
978-249-3444
bonbon3444@gmail.com

Creates beautiful glass paintings and sculptural, kiln formed ornaments inspired by the landscape and nature. 

Arts & Crafts| Glassworks | Jewelry |


King Phillip Restaurant & Motor InnKing Phillip Restaurant & Motor Inn


35 State Street (Route 2A)
Phillipston, MA
978-249-6300
Website
craigtwohey@hotmail.com

Family dining in a cozy atmosphere. Motel contains 12 available rooms, most of them recently renovated.

Food and/or DiningLodgingServices


Lamb City CampgroundLamb City Campground


85 Royalston Road
Phillipston, MA
800-292-5262, 978-249-2049
Website
lambcity@tiac.net

Full-service campground and store. RV, tent sites, and cabins. Events and activities.

CampingFamily Activities


Millers River Wildlife Management Area (1)


Athol, Royalston & Phillipston, MA
Mass.Wildlife@state.ma.us

River, forest, shrub corridors, wetlands - a wide range of habitats indeed, some close to downtown Athol. More ...

 

HikingFishingPet FriendlyHuntingNo SnowmobilingNo ATVs/ORVs


Phillipston Fall Pumpkin FairPhillipston Fall Pumpkin Fair


Phillipston Common
Phillipston, MA

Giant pumpkins, fabulous jack o'lanterns, crafts & food - great family fun!

Family ActivitiesShoppingArts & CraftsFood and/or DiningLocally  Made


Phillipston & Popple Camp Wildlife Management Areas

Phillipston & Popple Camp Wildlife Management Areas

Queen Lake Road
Phillipston & Petersham, MA
508-835-3607 | 508-792-7420
mass.wildlife@state.ma.us

These two adjacent properties comprise over 4,000 acres that include wetlands, rivers, and Queen Lake. More...

HikingFishingPet FriendlyFamily ActivitiesHuntingNo SnowmobilingNo ATVs/ORVs


Phillipston Historical Society


50 State Road
Phillipston, MA
978-939-5656
Website

The formal establishment of Phillipston as a town included merging sections of western Templeton and eastern Athol to afford residents easier church access. The Historical Society functions as a museum preserving Phillipston’s historical artifacts and documents and hosts regular events.

EducationalFamily Activities


Phillipston Wildlife Management Area


Queen Lake Rd.
Phillipston, Petersham, Barre & Hubbardston, MA
mass.wildlife@state.ma.us

Gentle to moderate slopes traversed by several brooks, the land dominated by mixed forests and a range of wetlands. More...

Kayaking/CanoeingFishingHikingHuntingPet FriendlyFamily ActivitiesNo SnowmobilingNo ATVs/ORVs


Popple Camp Alpaca FarmPopple Camp Alpaca Farm


335 Petersham Road
Phillipston, MA
978-939-5586
ejgiampa@comcast.net

An Alpaca farm located in Phillipston creating alpaca, llama, mohair and wool hats, scarves, mittens, gloves and socks for sale at local festivals.

Locally  MadeShoppingArts & Crafts| Fiber Arts |


Red Apple FarmRed Apple Farm


455 Highland Avenue
Phillipston, MA
978-249-6763, 800-628-4851
Website

Four-generation, family-owned farm. U-pick apples, pumpkins, country store, hay rides, trail to Thousand Acre Swamp, and events.

Farms / OrchardsLocally  MadeFamily ActivitiesFood and/or DiningHikingFarm StandsShopping


Sugar Hollow FarmSugar Hollow Farm


425 Queen Lake Road
Phillipston, MA
978-652-5186
Website
lroy152@comcast.net

Farmstand focused on natural produce, environmentally friendly gardening & living products. Offering various workshops and classes for adults and children.

Farms / OrchardsFarm StandsFood and/or DiningEducationalFamily ActivitiesLocally  MadeShopping


Thanksgiving Harvest Festival at Red Apple FarmThanksgiving Harvest Festival at Red Apple Farm


455 Highland Avenue
Phillipston, MA
978-249-6763 or 800-628-4851
Website
info@redapplefarm.com

A great harvest fair - crafters, music, produce, homemade food, hayrides, animals, hikes and more.

Family ActivitiesEntertainmentFood and/or DiningFarms / OrchardsLocally  MadeHikingArts & CraftsShopping


Thousand-Acre SwampThousand-Acre Swamp


Phillipston, MA

Thousand-Acre Swamp is a magnificent wetland appreciated by people, beavers, birds, and other creatures. It is fed by Thousand-Acre Brook, a dammed former reservoir. Today part of the swamp lies in Athol’s Bearsden Conservation Area, accessible from the main trailhead on Bearsden Rd. (recommended) or from South Royalston Rd. (where parking is limited to streetside where houses end). The swamp extends to Phillipston’s Red Apple Farm, where there is ample parking. The farm’s ¾-mile semi-loop trail offers interpretive posts and is open year-round. More...

HikingPet FriendlyFamily ActivitiesNo ATVs/ORVs


Whiting Farm and Carriage Shed Gift Shop


Whitney Road
(Carriage Shed on Route 2A)
Phillipston, MA
978-939-4362 
978-249-7637
Website

Take an old-fashioned family outing to our plantation where you can chose and cut your own Christmas tree.  Stop by our Carriage Shed Gift Shop featuring antiques and collectibles along with candles, gifts, handmade mittens and scarves and seasonal items. Offering mixed green wreaths, swags and kissing balls from hand-picked materials grown on their land at Christmastime

Farms / OrchardsLocally  MadeShoppingAntiquesArts & Crafts | Fiber Arts |


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