When we went to Massachusetts to visit my in-laws and they took us to the Quabbin. I could have stayed on the boat all day just to enjoy the sounds of nature and to watch the Loons.
Quabbin Visitor Center
485 Ware Road (Rte. 9)
Belchertown, MA 01007 413-323-7221
CONSTRUCTION: 1926 -1946
“The 412 billion gallon reservoir is the largest man-made reservoir in the world devoted solely to water supply. System planners believe that the Quabbin will be sufficient to supply the metropolitan area at least until the foreseeable future.” Taken from the http://www.mwra.state.ma.us/04water/html/hist5.htm
If interested for more information please visit: Quabbin Reservoir- Your One Stop for Quabbin Fishing & Recreational Info! http://www.quabbinreservoir.net/
The website give information about “Shoreline fishing; Boat fishing ;Hiking; Cycling; Extensive trail walks; bird-watching and sightseeing; Day trips and picnicking ;Limited snowshoeing; and Hunting with restrictions” And so much more. If you are an outdoor person or if you just want to get away from city life the Quabbin is a place you need to visit.
Here is another website to visit: http://www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/central/quabbin.htm
Note: People work hard to keep the Quabbin clean, so if you do visit please pick-up your trash and follow the rules posted throughout the area.