Foxborough, known by its residents as ''the Gem of Norfolk County'', is a small town that offers visitors numerous interesting cultural events and year-round recreational activities.
The Normandy Farms is the perfect attraction near Foxborough to visit for relaxation and recreation. The facility is nestled deep in the woods, between Boston and Cape Cod and has been Nationally recognized as ''RV Park of the Year'', three times. Normandy Farms is open all year round and provides a peaceful setting where nature lovers can enjoy all kinds of recreational activities, including egg hunts, egg decoration activities, camping and much more.
F. Gilbert Hills State Forest is another fabulous attraction dedicated for outdoor enthusiasts, a beautiful ''passive use'' pine and oak forest, which covers more than 1000 acres in Foxboro and Wrentham. It contains Warner Trail, a long-distance hiking trail that travels through Norfolk County on its way to Rhode Island. Mountain Biking is a widely popular activity and there are also trails for ORVs and horseback riding.
Canoe River Wilderness Area is, perhaps, the ultimate attraction for outdoor enthusiasts, featuring an arcade, a baseball field, a basketball court, a playground, boating and fishing spots, 2 large recreation halls and more. The Canoe River offers an exciting camping experience and mostly consists of wooden campsites in a family-friendly environment. The nearby Cape Cod beaches and Gillette Stadium, as well as close-by Boston's Fenway Park, Museum of Science and Prudential Center add up on the list of attractions which can be enjoyed while camping in the Canoe River Wilderness Area.
Capron Park Zoo, located in nearby Attleboro, is also considered a not-to-be-missed attraction, while staying in Foxborough. Capron Park Zoo has been one of the area's premiere recreational facilities for more than 70 years. Combined with an award-winning playground and exciting educational programs, the Zoo is sure to delight the young and young at heart. Whether it's watching the Lions wrestle, coming face-to-face with a Snow Monkey, staring at a snake or relaxing in our Rainforest, there is something for everyone to enjoy.