Recreation Committee

The Recreation Committee will develop and enhance recreational opportunities and facilities in the town, in keeping with the provisions of Chapter 45 Section 14 of the MA General Law under which it was originally created.

Potential Topics for Discussion and Action:

  • Playing fields: baseball/softball, soccer hockey
  • Playground needs
  • Equipment needs
  • Communication network among recreational groups in Shutesbury
  • Visibility in the community for groups seeking participants
  • State Park use & care - interests or concerns
  • Trail use & care
  • Handicap accessibility
  • Future activities & interests

Here are links to descriptions of hikes in Shutesbury:

  • Fiske Pond Trail - at Lake Wyola, a relatively flat hike to a lovely pond
  • Houston Gage Trail -  off Sand Hill Road, an easy hike with water features and some lovely views
  • New England Trail - approximately 10 miles of the New England Trail passes through Shutesbury