Mount Holyoke Range State Park

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Coordinates: 42°18′22″N 72°30′36″W / 42.30611°N 72.51000°W / 42.30611; -72.51000
Mount Hoyoke Range State Park
Massachusetts State Park
Country United States
State Massachusetts
County Hampshire
Towns Amherst, Granby
Elevation 896 ft (273 m) [1]
Coordinates 42°18′22″N 72°30′36″W / 42.30611°N 72.51000°W / 42.30611; -72.51000 [1]
Area 3,729 acres (1,509 ha) [2]
Established Unspecified
Management Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
Location in Massachusetts
Website: Mount Holyoke Range State Park

The Mount Hoyoke Range State Park of the Pioneer Valley region of Massachusetts, encompasses the eastern half of the Holyoke Range to traprock mountains. The park is managed by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation. The Metacomet-Monadnock Trail and Robert Frost Trail pass through the park, and a seasonal nature center is located on Route 116 in Amherst, Massachusetts. The park is open to hiking, hunting, cross country skiing, and horseback riding.

J.A. Skinner State Park, located in the western half of the Holyoke Range, is sister park to the Mount Holyoke Range State Park.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Mount Norwottock". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "2012 Acreage Listing". Department of Conservation and Recreation. April 2012. Retrieved January 19, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Mount Holyoke Range State Park". MassParks. Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Department of Conservation and Recreation. Retrieved January 24, 2014. 

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