Mt. Tom State Reservation

Mt. Tom State Reservation near Holyoke, MA


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20 miles
4hours
moderate
Snowshoeing, Hiking, Cross Country Skiing, Downhill Skiing, Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing
Spring, Winter, Fall, Summer
Holyoke, MA
User mtnbguy1107

Mt. Tom boasts an unparalleled view of the Connecticut Valley north and south, the Berkshire mountains to the west and the Pelham hills to the east. This 2,082 acre facility offers 20 miles of hiking and walking trails; picnicking; canoeing and fishing on Lake Bray; and cross country skiing and ice skating in the winter. Mt. Tom also offers a children's play area.

Today the Reservation includes about 47 of the 80 tree species found naturally in Hampshire County. Mt. Tom is one of the premier hawk watching spots in New England. Each fall, thousands of hawks and other birds fly past the mountain.

Directions:

Park Directions

Mount Tom State Reservation is located in Easthampton/Holyoke, in the western part of central Massachusetts.

Easthampton entrance

From the south: Rte. 91 north, take exit #17-B, go 4 miles on Rte 141 west. Reservation entrance is on the right.

From the north: Rte. 91 south, take exit #18, onto Rte 5 south about 1.5 miles, right on to East St. for 3 miles, left onto 141 East (up the hill), reservation entrance on your left.

Holyoke entrance

From the south: Rte. 91 north, take exit #17-A to Rte. 5 north. Travel 4 miles, reservation entrance is on your left.

From the north: Rte. 91 south, take exit #18 to Rte. 5 south. Travel 4 miles, entrance is on your right




Please check the bottom of the Description (above left; click) for the author's written directions.

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By gracenehPosted By: graceneh  - Thu Aug 26 13:57:12 UTC 2010 Not Rated Question Do you know of any nice wooded camping near your park?

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