Miller’s Woods and River Bend

A 55+ Community in Athol, Massachusetts


739 Daniel Shays Hwy,   Athol,  MA   01331

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Welcome to Miller’s Woods and River Bend

You have found home! You have found Miller’s Woods and River Bend, a hidden jewel tucked along the quaint and scenic Millers River in lovely Athol, Massachusetts. This private, age-restricted community includes expansive home sites with a fine, country flair.


We are proud to offer our residents a long list of amenities, activities, and luxuries. At the heart of our friendly neighborhood is our resort-style community center, with an enclosed pool and spa area right on site. For your ease and convenience, our professional on-site staff takes care of the landscaping and chores, so you can focus on relaxing and enjoying the life that you have earned -- in a comfortable community where everyone truly does know their neighbors.

Community Features / Amenities
• Billiards Room /Community/Features/2889.jpg • Organized Activities 
• Clubhouse /Community/Features/1949.jpg • Shopping & Restaurants Nearby  
• Community Center /Community/Features/2886.jpg • Shuffleboard Court /Community/Features/1953.jpg
• Fisherman’s Point Nearby  • Swimming Pool (indoor)  /Community/Features/1950.jpg
• Fitness Center /Community/Features/1952.jpg • Whirlpool (indoor) 
• Healthcare Facilities Nearby  
Area Attractions/ Entertainment

Love music? History? A strong community? The great outdoors? Then you will love Athol.


Perfectly situated between the awe-inspiring Tully Mountains to the north and the Quabbin Reservoir to the south, Athol abounds with outdoor opportunities. Athol is a part of Worcester County in north-central Massachusetts. The Millers River is adjacent to Cass Meadow, with 14 acres of magical trails that are alive with birds, butterflies, and dragonflies.


Here are a few of the local attractions you will enjoy in the Athol area:


* The Alan E. Rich Environmental Park, near the bridge on Main Street, provides habitat for plants, as well as small boat, canoe, and kayak access to the river.
* The Athol Memorial Hospital is only four miles away.
* Take an exciting day trip to Boston, about 60 miles away.
* The Friends of the Athol Public Library organizes craft workshops, author visits, book-signings, and a variety of interesting events.
* Community-wide festivals include Summerfest and River Rat Race, the town’s largest event -- a 300-plus canoe race that draws thousands of people to the banks of the river.
* Check out the six historic public nature areas, including Bearsden Forest, with its great hiking trails, bridges, paths, ponds, old quarries, and campsites. In addition, the Athol History Trail is worth a visit.
* Music-lovers will enjoy the free Tool Town Live series at Town Hall, Uptown Common, and Fish Park.
* Join and outdoors club, like the Woodsman Rifle and Pistol Club or the Athol Bird and Nature Club.
* The southern part of Athol is one of the most beautiful places to hike in the area.
* Looking to hook some fish? Make a stop by Fish Park, Lake Ellis, and Silver Lake. At Lake Ellis, you can also swim, play tennis, and skate.
* Hit balls at the 18-hole Ellinwood Country Club.
* Enroll in sports and practical classes at the downtown YMCA.

Local Information / Providers
Cable: Time Warner Cable - 104 New Athol Rd, Orange - 978-575-1002 - timewarnercable.com
Phone: Verizon - 800-Verizon - verizon.com/ma
Driver’s License Bureau: MassDOT Registry Division - 80 Erdman Way, Leominster - 800-858-3926 - massdot.state.ma.us/rmv
Post Office: Athol Post Office - 242 Main St, Athol - 978-249-8535
Electric: National Grid - 800-322-3223 - nationalgrid.com
Public Transportation: Franklin Regional Transit Authority - 12 Olive St, Greenfield – 413-774-2262 or Community Transit Services - 573 S St, Athol
Gas: Not Applicable
Town Government: Athol Town Hall - 584 Main St., Athol - 978-249-4551 - athol-ma.gov
Internet: Time Warner Cable - 104 New Athol Rd, Orange - 978-575-1002 - timewarnercable.com
Voter Registration - Town Clerk - 584 Main St., Athol - 978-249-4551 - athol-ma.gov
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55+ Massachusetts Communities
739 Daniel Shays Hwy, Athol, MA 01331 Phone: 978-249-5331 Fax: 312-205-1284