Sudbury Reservoir

Arce Bridge Road, Southborough, MA 01772
Field Headquarters
180 Beaman St., West Boylston, MA 01505
Wachusett Rangers (978) 365-3800
Field Headquarters (508) 792-7806
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The Sudbury and Foss Reservoirs are the emergency water supply for the DCR/ Massachusetts Water Resources Authority water supply system. The main sources of water are the Quabbin Reservoir, Wachusett Reservoir, and Ware River. The 8 billion gallon reservoirs covers 1,500 acres. Recreational activities are regulated and limited to protect 2.5 million people’s drinking water.


Sunrise to sunset


Limited parking is available.

All Activities

  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Cross-country skiing


  • No dogs
  • No horses
  • No alcohol
  • No littering
  • No boating
  • No all-terrain vehicles (ATVs)
  • No swimming
  • No fires
  • No unmanned aerial vehicles (drones)
  • Enter only through designated gates
  • Any activity that could pollute the water


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