Massachusetts's Chesterfield Gorge

June 2, 2008 By: Marshall Cutchin

“Centuries of tumbling, uncontrolled spring water that flows in the East Branch of the Westfield River has shaped and smoothed the rocks — some the size of log cabins — into comforting, almost huggable sculptures. They dot the river in a serendipitous fashion creating sort of an art gallery of nature’s most appealing works; you are welcomed to step in and fish.” A Worcester Telegram and Gazette writer describes the remotest part of Massachusetts’s Westfield River, an important tributary of the Connecticut.