Quinsigamond State Park

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Coordinates: 42°15′37″N 71°45′10″W / 42.26028°N 71.75278°W / 42.26028; -71.75278
Quinsigamond State Park
Massachusetts State Park
Lake Quinsigamond, Lake Park, Worcester MA.jpg
Lake Quinsigamond
from Lake Park
Country United States
State Massachusetts
County Worcester
City Worcester
Location Lake Av; Hamilton St
 - elevation 365 ft (111 m)
 - coordinates 42°15′37″N 71°45′10″W / 42.26028°N 71.75278°W / 42.26028; -71.75278
Lowest point Lake Quinsigamond
 - elevation 358 ft (109 m)
Area 25 acres (10 ha)
Founded Unspecified
Management Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
Location of Quinsigamond State Park
Website: Quinsigamond State Park

Quinsigamond State Park is a Massachusetts state park comprising two day-use areas along the western shore of Lake Quinsigamond in the city of Worcester.[1] The Regatta Point area is across North Lake Avenue from the University of Massachusetts Medical School, north of Route 9. The Lake Park area is south of Route 9. The park is managed by the Department of Conservation and Recreation.

Activities and amenities[edit]

  • Races: Lake Quinsigamond has an internationally known 2,000 meter rowing course and is one of the oldest competition rowing sites in the country.[2] The park provides a good place from which to view regattas.
  • Regatta Point: The 25 acres (10 ha) at Regatta Point offer swimming, sailing, picnicking, and fishing facilities.
  • Lake Park: The Lake Park area includes a picnic area, swimming beach, and tennis courts.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Quinsigamond State Park". MassParks. Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Department of Conservation and Recreation. Retrieved August 14, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Racecourses". Exeter Crew. Retrieved August 14, 2013. 

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