Holyoke Heritage State Park
|Holyoke Heritage State Park|
|Massachusetts State Park|
|Location||221 Appleton Street|
|- elevation||115 ft (35 m) |
|- coordinates||Coordinates: |
|Area||7 acres (3 ha) |
|Management||Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation|
|Website: Holyoke Heritage State Park|
Holyoke Heritage State Park is history-oriented Massachusetts state park located in the city of Holyoke. The park occupies the site of the William Skinner Silk Mill, which was lost to fire in 1980, and 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.
- "William Skinner Silk Mill". Digital Treasures. C/W MARS. Retrieved August 20, 2013.
- "Holyoke Heritage State Park". MassParks. Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs. Retrieved August 20, 2013.
- Holyoke Heritage State Park Department of Conservation and Recreation