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Skinner State Park

10 Skinner State Park Road, Hadley, MA 01035
+1 413-586-0350
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Not really open

The park says it's open but only sort of.... The road up is closed still for the season. There is... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
32CatherineB32
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Mount Marion, New York
It's great.....when it's open!

Checked the website which stated that it was open....Drove over an hour to get there, and the gate... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2018
724kate
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Northborough, Massachusetts
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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10 Skinner State Park Road, Hadley, MA 01035
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+1 413-586-0350
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Reviewed April 7, 2018

The park says it's open but only sort of.... The road up is closed still for the season. There is a limited amount of roadside parking near the gate and then you can hike in. I was hoping to drive up...no luck

Thank 32CatherineB32
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Reviewed March 10, 2018

Checked the website which stated that it was open....Drove over an hour to get there, and the gate at the bottom of the hill was closed! VERY frustrating! Nothing on the site says that its seasonal. When it IS open the views are amazing. Usually...More

Thank 724kate
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Reviewed December 21, 2017

The hike is outstanding to get to the top. You can walk the road or take a more challenging approach by walking the trails. This place has had countless photographs taken from it. It overlooks the CT River, Sunderland, farm field and Mike's Corn Maze....More

1  Thank kwhatley
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Reviewed November 18, 2017 via mobile

Came here to get a great fall foliage overview. I was so pleased to get to watch migrating hawks play in the thermals above the valley. We lied on the warm rocks at the top of Skinner and watched for a wonderful peaceful afternoon. We...More

Thank Fay K
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Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

The view from atop of Mt Holyoke is beautiful. Looking in all directions, on the lookout porch, there are maps which tell you what you are seeing. Just beautiful. We chose to drive to the top ($5 fee) but if you are a hiker you...More

1  Thank Teacher_Mother
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Reviewed October 12, 2017

This park, at 985 feet elevation atop Mt. Holyoke offers great views of a wide vista. You can see well into New Hampshire and Mt. Snow as well as across to Northampton and the winding Connecticut River. The park is not open all year but...More

Thank Mike P
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Reviewed August 30, 2017

The view is about the best in New England. Some presidents have been here. Only open in the summer, the winding road brings you to a renovated building with a view to die for.

Thank Tom L
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Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

I love climbing up to the summit of Mt. Holyoke on a clear day and taking in the views of the Valley below. On a clear day you can even see Vermont. Unfortunately the Summit House is closed for the foreseeable future but the wonderful...More

Thank Zosia B
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Reviewed July 25, 2017

We parked at the halfway lot and hiked up the rest of the mountain. It's not Kilimanjaro but it's not for the faint hearted, either. A lot of the hike, while on a nicely paved road, is sometimes 35 or 40 degrees upward. I did...More

Thank Bloomerl
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Reviewed May 26, 2017

This summit of Skinner State Park can be hiked from the entrance, or can be reached by car through the narrow road. The view of the valley below is so nice, the Connecticut river and the farms. The summit house at the top is used...More

Thank Felixberto E
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