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Wells State Park 'Walker Pond Shoreline' © Gary Jordan
It was cold that morning.
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'Walker Pond Shoreline'
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It was cold that morning.

Bashbish Falls State Forest
'Bash Bish Falls'
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Saugus Ironworks National Historic Site
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Purgatory Chasm State Park
'Fat Mans Misery'
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Theres a big crack in the rock you can crawl through if you are slim enough and not frightened of confined areas.

Massachusetts's Connecticut River Valley Region Parks


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State Forests
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State Wildlife Management Areas
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State Parks
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State Fish Hatchery

Parks in this region are near these Massachusetts Cities (click city name to see parks within 25 miles)
WESTFIELD
HOLYOKE
SPRINGFIELD
CHICOPEE
AMHERST
WEST SPRINGFIELD
LUDLOW
GREENFIELD
EASTHAMPTON
SOUTH HADLEY
AGAWAM
LONGMEADOW
EAST LONGMEADOW
NORTHAMPTON

Brimfield State Forest
This rolling, heavily forested property has over 20 miles of roads and trails and is used primarily for hiking, walking, horseback riding and fishing. Dean Pond Recreation Area, located in the western portion of Brimfield State Forest, has a pavilion, comfort station, 100 linear feet of beach and picnic ........more >
Buckland State Forest
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Catamount State Forest
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Chester-Blanford State Forest
Chester-Blandford State Forest offers a rustic park experience and spectacular Sanderson Brook Falls. Explore trails and places with names like Mica Mine Road and Gold Mine Brook that recall the days when the hills of Chester were pitted with small mines producing mica, emery and corundum. Camping first-come, ........more >
Chesterfield Gorge State Forest
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Chicopee Memorial State Park
Chicopee State Park, formerly the Cooley Brook Reservoir and Watershed has been developed as a high use active recreation area. The total acreage is 575 acres including a 25 acre pond. Activities include swimming, fishing and picnicking.........more >
Conway State Forest
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Daughters of the American Revolution State Forest
The Daughters of the American Revolution DAR donated 1,020 acres to the Commonwealth for a state forest in 1929. Since then more than 750 additional acres have been acquired to include Upper and Lower Highland Lakes, which offer a popular swimming beach, shady picnic area and a group picnic pavilion. ........more >
Erving State Forest
This forest provides a wide variety of recreational pursuits including, boating, swimming and fishing at Laurel Lake with its beautiful, brick-lined lakeshore, camping, picnicking, hunting, horseback riding and winter sports. The woodlands are interlaced by 8 miles of forest roads, and numerous trails ........more >
Fisk Meadow State Wildlife Management Area
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Gardner State Park
C. M. Gardner State Park is located in the rolling Berkshire foothills along a scenic section of the Westfield River East Branch. In summer the sunlit mountain river here is a delightful spot to relax. A wooded picnic area is available on the banks of the river. Camping is available nearby at Chester-Blandford ........more >
Granville State Forest
Located along the southern border of Massachusetts in the towns of Granville and Tolland, this state forest's 2,426 acres, borders with Connecticut's 9,152 acre Tunxis State Forest, creating a sense of tranquil remoteness. Formerly, this extensive rolling terrain was once the hunting and fishing ground ........more >
H O Cook State Forest
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Hampton Ponds State Park
Located in the City of Westfield, Hampton Pond State Park offers water based recreation activities and picnicking.........more >
Hawley State Forest
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Huntington State Forest
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Leverett State Forest
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Leyden State Forest
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Martha's Vineyard State Forest
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Massachusetts State Fish Hatchery
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Middlefield State Forest
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Montague State Forest
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Montague State Wildlife Management Area
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Mount Toby State Forest
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New Salem State Forest
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Northfield State Forest
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Orange State Forest
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Poland Brook State Wildlife Management Area
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Robinson State Park
Robinson State Park serves as a major day use area for its region. Donated to the state in 1934, the facility includes over 800 acres with five miles of frontage on the Westfield River. In addition to several good vantage points on the Westfield River near the bend at White Brook, the park offers ........more >
Shelburne State Forest
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Shutesbury State Forest
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Skinner State Park
390-acre Skinner State Park on top of Mount Holyoke offers breathtaking views of the Connecticut River Valley. The summit is accessible by road from April through November, and by hiking trails year-round. The Summit House, a popular mountaintop hotel in the 1800's, is open for tours and programs on ........more >
South River State Forest
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Tolland State Forest
Otis Reservoir, the 1,065-acre centerpiece of Tolland State Forest, provides a wide variety of recreational activities. The boat launch ramp is popular with fishermen seeking trout and bass which inhabit its depths. In season, the Forest is a popular camping destination offering the unique opportunity ........more >
Warwick State Forest
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Wendell State Forest
Located south of the Millers River, Wendell State Forest covers 7,566 acres of rolling forested hills, streams, ponds, and trails. Purchased in the 1920s the area had been heavily burned during the early 1900s. Some of the park development and most of the road systems are attributed to Civilian Conservation ........more >
Worthington State Forest
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