Winter Heights, Worcester
Winters Heights is a neighborhood off of Chester Street in Worcester, Massachusetts. The area is comprised of over a half-dozen streets with no through-traffic including Saffron Drive, Azalea Drive, Russell Calvin Drive, and Rainbow Drive. The homes in Winter Heights are mostly 4 bedroom, 3-4 bathroom Colonials. Many homes also have an attached two car garage.
Winter Heights is surrounded by many forests and parks including Holbrook Forest, Nick’s Woods, Cook’s Woods, and Bovenzi Conservation Park. Each of these places are great for walking along nature trails, bird watching, or having a picnic with a scenic view. Green Hill Park, the site of many trails, a Vietnam veterans’ memorial, and Green Hill Golf Course, an 18-hole course that’s open to the public.
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There are many great fishing spots near Winter Heights as well. Perhaps the most popular is Wachusett Reservoir, where locals have reported catching lots of bass, trout, salmon, perch, and more. Those who enjoy kayaking can head to Lake Quinsigamond or Indian Lake, both of which are a short drive from this neighborhood.
Winter Heights is also located near some of Worcester’s most popular shopping centers. Greendale Mall, the site of more than 25 restaurants and stores, is about three miles east of the neighborhood. White City Shopping Center is a little further away, but well worth the drive to enjoy the local eateries, shops, and Planet Fitness gym.
Commuters living at Winter Heights can quickly get to work by taking one of the many nearby state routes and highways. Route 9, 12, 31, 70, and 122 as well as Interstate 190 and 290, are just a few miles away from this area. Those looking to travel to Boston or New York can hop on the Mass Pike (I-90), which is about 10 miles south of this neighborhood.