250 Ward Hill Road
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.
Down to Earth Nursery
460 Royalston Road
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.
Elliott Laurel Reservation
Queen Lake Road, Route 101
Extensive mountain laurel thicket with magnificent white blooms in late spring. Short loop trail wanders below cathedral of hemlocks. More ...
Fox Valley Wildlife Sanctuary
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 ...
110 Blake Corner Road
Creates beautiful glass paintings and sculptural, kiln formed ornaments inspired by the landscape and nature.
King Phillip Restaurant & Motor Inn
35 State Street (Route 2A)
Family dining in a cozy atmosphere. Motel contains 12 available rooms, most of them recently renovated.
Lamb City Campground
85 Royalston Road
Full-service campground and store. RV, tent sites, and cabins. Events and activities.
Millers River Wildlife Management Area (1)
Athol, Royalston & Phillipston, MA
River, forest, shrub corridors, wetlands - a wide range of habitats indeed, some close to downtown Athol. More ...
Phillipston Fall Pumpkin Fair
Giant pumpkins, fabulous jack o'lanterns, crafts & food - great family fun!
Phillipston & Popple Camp Wildlife Management AreasQueen Lake Road
Phillipston & Petersham, MA
508-835-3607 | 508-792-7420
These two adjacent properties comprise over 4,000 acres that include wetlands, rivers, and Queen Lake. More...
Phillipston Historical Society
50 State Road
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.
Phillipston Wildlife Management Area
Queen Lake Rd.
Phillipston, Petersham, Barre & Hubbardston, MA
Gentle to moderate slopes traversed by several brooks, the land dominated by mixed forests and a range of wetlands. More...
Popple Camp Alpaca Farm
335 Petersham Road
An Alpaca farm located in Phillipston creating alpaca, llama, mohair and wool hats, scarves, mittens, gloves and socks for sale at local festivals.
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Red Apple Farm
455 Highland Avenue
Four-generation, family-owned farm. U-pick apples, pumpkins, country store, hay rides, trail to Thousand Acre Swamp, and events.
Sugar Hollow Farm
425 Queen Lake Road
Farmstand focused on natural produce, environmentally friendly gardening & living products. Offering various workshops and classes for adults and children.
Thanksgiving Harvest Festival at Red Apple Farm
455 Highland Avenue
978-249-6763 or 800-628-4851
A great harvest fair - crafters, music, produce, homemade food, hayrides, animals, hikes and more.
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...
Whiting Farm and Carriage Shed Gift Shop
(Carriage Shed on Route 2A)
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
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