C. M. Gardner State Park
|C.M. Gardner State Park|
|Massachusetts State Park|
|Management||Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation|
|Website: C.M. Gardner State Park|
|U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: C. M. Gardner State Park|
C.M. Gardner State Park is a Massachusetts state park located in the town of Huntington along a section of the east branch of the Westfield River. The park land was donated to the state in 1959 in memory of Charles M. Gardner, a local farmer, writer, and National Grange leader. The park is managed by the Department of Conservation and Recreation.
Activities and amenities
- The park offers walking trails, picnicking, restrooms, a boat launch for canoeing, and fishing on the Westfield River. Restricted hunting is also available.
- Swimming has been prohibited since 2006 due to failure to meet water quality standards.
- "C.M. Gardner State Park". MassParks. Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Department of Conservation and Recreation. Retrieved August 19, 2013.
C.M. Gardner State Park Department of Conservation and Recreation