Fall River Heritage State Park

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Coordinates: 41°42′20″N 71°9′38″W / 41.70556°N 71.16056°W / 41.70556; -71.16056
Fall River Heritage State Park
Massachusetts State Park
Visitor's building at Fall River Heritage State Park.jpg
Visitors building at Fall River Heritage State Park
Country United States
State Massachusetts
County Bristol
City Fall River
Location 200 Davol Street
 - coordinates 41°42′20″N 71°9′38″W / 41.70556°N 71.16056°W / 41.70556; -71.16056
Area 14 acres (6 ha) [1]
Established Unspecified
Management Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
River Taunton River
Location in Massachusetts
Website: Fall River Heritage State Park

Fall River Heritage State Park is an 14-acre (5.7 ha) state park in Fall River, Massachusetts, USA. The park sits on the shoreline of the Taunton River next to the Charles M. Braga Jr. Memorial Bridge and across from the World War II battleship, the U.S.S. Massachusetts. The park is managed and maintained by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation.[2]

Activities and amenities[edit]

The park offers a visitors center, picnicking and wheelchair-accessible restrooms in addition to a .75-mile-long (1.21 km) boardwalk.[3] The park's 3-acre (1.2 ha) meadow is used for picnicking, summer concerts, outdoor movies, and festivals[2] such as the now-defunct Fall River Celebrates America.[4] Located adjacent to the park are an antique carousel and the Battleship Cove community sailing program.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "2012 Acreage Listing". Department of Conservation and Recreation. April 2012. Retrieved January 30, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Fall River Heritage State Park". MassParks. Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs. Retrieved August 1, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Healthy Heart Trails". MassParks. Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs. Retrieved August 1, 2013. 
  4. ^ Fiore, Faust (November 29, 2012). "Identity Crisis". The Herald News (Fall River). Retrieved August 1, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Battleship Cove Community Boating Program". U.S.S. Massachusetts Memorial Committee. Retrieved August 1, 2013. 
  6. ^ "About Us". Battleship Cove. Retrieved February 4, 2014. 
  7. ^ Old Colony & Fall River Railroad Museum
  8. ^ Narrows Center for the Arts

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