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Group Outdoor Adventure Day at Camp Moses in Russell
June 11th @ 9 am to 3 pm
Horace A. Moses Scout Reservation
310 Birch Hill Rd
Russell, MA 01071

Come see what the excitement is all about at Camp Moses, did you know the camp is open to the public one Saturday, every month? Did you know there is a rock wall, mountain bikes, axe throwing, mountaineering and way more than just hiking? This place is awesome!  Karen and I went for a tour and we have decided to offer an outdoor adventure day here!  Info>>>> https://www.wmascouting.org/WHOA

We will be leading a hike on the newest trail at Camp Moses, a mutual project with Camp Moses and the Hilltown Hikers…..a Woronoco Heights Historical Trail!  We will hike at 10 am Leaving from our tent at the Trading Post a 3.5 mile loop up Old Hill Road to view the old structures and then on to a section of the General Knox Trail and onwards to Old Cortis Road to see the Cortis cellar hole and Potash Brook.  Enjoy the rest of the afternoon at the many activities offered including axe throwing, a climbing wall, kayaking on Russell Pond and much more!

Trail description, rolling hills easy to moderate:

Join us  Saturday for a day of adventure and fun including a hike on Russell’s oldest roads.
Birch Hill Road – a/k/a Shurtleff Road, a/k/a Old Mountain Road, a/k/a Pond Road. Discontinued, as a public way, by town meeting vote 1930. Connects with Birch Hill Road in Blandford as a public way.
General Knox Road
Pendleton Road – discontinued town way circa 1930, now a private road connects Birch Hill Road to the south with South Quarter Road.
Cortis Road-discontinued town way circa 1930, connected Rt. 23 (Blandford Road) to Birch Hill Road near the junction of Pendleton Road and to the Cortis family homestead/Cortis Road circa 1871.

Woronoco Heights Outdoor Adventures (WHOA)

Celebrating Three Years of Outdoor Adventures!

Looking for something different to do on your Saturday?

Then Woronoco Heights Outdoor Adventures is the place for you.

WHOA! What Are the Adventures?

This program offers a variety of seasonal activities on one Saturday each month from September to June. These include ice fishing, show shoeing, rifle and shotgun, cooking, ATVs, blacksmithing, ham radio, and more.

This program is open to anyone ages 5 and up. FAMILIES WELCOME!

WHOA! The Fun Starts Now!

Each program is available from 9 am until 3 pm. You may arrive/leave at any time. Check-in will be at the lower level of the Trading Post.

WHOA! Sign me up!

While you are welcome to make a last-minute choice and show up (pending COVID-19 restrictions), we would appreciate your pre-registering so we know how many people to expect. Click on the link to register for the date(s) you wish to participate in. Please Note: Our weekend programs run rain or shine, so come prepared for the weather!

June 11, 2022  SIGN UP HERE  


WHOA! How much does all this fun cost?

The cost for a day’s activities is $10 for youth up to 9 years old and $15 for those 10 or older.

We also have special rates for groups of 10 or more ($10 a person) and for groups who are renting a cabin for the weekend. See the details on the registration page for each date.

WHOA! What about food to keep me going?

We will have soup/chowder, hot dogs, hot and cold drinks, chips, candy, and ice cream available for purchase at the Trading Post.

WHOA! What should I wear to camp?

These are outdoor adventures and as such you need to wear appropriate attire for the season. Footwear, in particular, is important. Many of the events require walking around the camp and sneakers may not be the best option, especially in the spring during mud season. Boots or other sturdy shoes are the best option.

Note: At no time are open-toed shoes or sandals allowed on camp property. There are too many places where people can stub toes and twist ankles, so please leave these at home!  No Dogs Allowed on this one everyone!

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Be prepared for EVERYTHING FUN!

Tees, hoodies, hats, window stickers, artwork, and puzzles will be for sale at the event, the complete free catalog of printed hiking maps will be there too.  See all our events, maps, blog and photos at www.hilltownhikers.com For more hike information email: westernmasshilltownhikers@aol.com or call/text 413-302-0312.   Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Meetup, YouTube, TikTok, Pinterest and Twitter.  Search our hashtags #westernmasshilltownhikers and #hikethehilltowns 
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Please keep our beautiful places clean and carry in and carry out.

See you all there! p.s. I am definitely going up the rock wall!

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