Holyoke Heritage State Park
|Holyoke Heritage State Park|
|Massachusetts State Park|
|Elevation||115 ft (35 m) |
|Area||7 acres (3 ha) |
|Management||Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation|
|- Visitor Center||221 Appleton Street|
|Website: Holyoke Heritage State Park|
Holyoke Heritage State Park is history-oriented state park located in the city of Holyoke, Massachusetts. The park opened in 1986 on the site of the William Skinner Silk Mill which was lost to fire in 1980. The park is managed by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation.
Activities and amenities
A visitors center has exhibits about paper manufacturing and Holyoke's industrial and cultural past. The landscaped grounds offer picnicking and views of the city's canals and mill buildings. The Holyoke Merry-Go-Round, the Children's Museum at Holyoke, and the Volleyball Hall of Fame are also located in the park.
- "Holyoke Heritage State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- "2012 Acreage Listing" (PDF). Department of Conservation and Recreation. April 2012. Retrieved January 17, 2014.
- "Holyoke Heritage State Park". MassParks. Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs. Retrieved August 20, 2013.
- "Annual Report: Fiscal Year 1986". Massachusetts Department of Environmental Management. Retrieved March 2, 2017.
- "William Skinner Silk Mill". Digital Commonwealth. Retrieved March 2, 2017.
- Holyoke Heritage State Park Department of Conservation and Recreation