Lake Wyola State Park

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Lake Wyola State Park
Massachusetts State Park
Lake Wyola, Shutesbury MA.jpg
Lake Wyola
Country United States
State Massachusetts
County Franklin
Town Shutesbury
Coordinates 42°30′8″N 72°26′10″W / 42.50222°N 72.43611°W / 42.50222; -72.43611Coordinates: 42°30′8″N 72°26′10″W / 42.50222°N 72.43611°W / 42.50222; -72.43611
Area 40 acres (16 ha)
Founded Unspecified
Management Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
Location of Lake Wyola State Park
Website: Lake Wyola State Park

Lake Wyola State Park, also known as the Carroll A. Holmes Recreation Area, is located in the town of Shutesbury, Massachusetts. It is a state-run recreation area located on the shores of Lake Wyola.[1]


The Department of Environmental Management (DEM), now the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR), bought the former, privately run Lake Wyola Park from Emelia Bennett in 1997, and named it for Carroll Holmes, a former Shutesbury selectman and director of DEM's Region IV.

Activities and amenities[edit]

  • The park's 40 acres (16 ha) include trails for walking, hiking, snowmobiling and cross-country skiing, restrooms, picnic grounds, and a beach.
  • Lake Wyola's 128 acres (52 ha) provide opportunities for swimming, fishing, and boating.


  1. ^ "Lake Wyola State Park". MassParks. Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Department of Conservation and Recreation. Retrieved August 12, 2013. 

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