A short 15 minute drive takes you to one of the largest drinking-water reservoirs in the world; home to breathtaking scenery and amazing wildlife. Walk along the Winsor dam dike, climb 100 steps up to the observatory tower for 360 degree views of Central Mass (or drive up,) go hiking, watch the wildlife, and definitely check out the stunning crystal clear waters of the Swift River that will blow your mind.
Give yourself at least 2 hours to explore. Stop by the visitors office for a map and to learn about the amazing history of the dam, which includes stories of flooded towns and remarkable feats of engineering.
485 Ware Rd Belchertown. Visitor Center open M - F 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m