Ames Nowell State Park

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Coordinates: 42°7′12.8994″N 70°59′13.632″W / 42.120249833°N 70.98712000°W / 42.120249833; -70.98712000
Ames Nowell State Park
Massachusetts State Park
Cleveland Pond, Ames Nowell State Park, Abington MA.jpg
Cleveland Pond
Country United States
State Massachusetts
County Plymouth
Town Abington
Elevation 171 ft (52 m) [1]
Coordinates 42°7′12.8994″N 70°59′13.632″W / 42.120249833°N 70.98712000°W / 42.120249833; -70.98712000 [1]
Area 700 acres (283 ha)
Nearest city Abington, Massachusetts
Location of Ames Nowell State Park in Massachusetts
Website: Ames Nowell State Park

Ames Nowell State Park is a 700-acre (280 ha) Massachusetts state park located in the town of Abington. The park is managed by the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) (in season, a Forest and Park Supervisor I; off season, the ranger station at Wompatuck State Park).

Activities and amenities[edit]

The park's main feature is the man-made Cleveland Pond which is used for non-motorized boating and fishing. The park has boardwalks near the lake and trails for hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, and cross-country skiing. The park also has a picnic area, playing field, and restroom facilities.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Ames Nowell State Park
  2. ^ "Ames Nowell State Park". MassParks. Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Department of Conservation and Recreation. Retrieved January 13, 2014. 

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