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Currently under construction, but the Canal Walk is interesting.

Didn't get a chance to view everything in the Visitor's Center, but it looked like there was a lot... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kathleen Z
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New Milford
Good history lesson

We were there with our American relatives and were given a history tour re the use of the canal in... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2016
Nicola R
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 weeks ago
“Currently under construction, but the Canal Walk is interesting.”
1 Mar 2017
“Hidden Gem in downtown”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Didn't get a chance to view everything in the Visitor's Center, but it looked like there was a lot of information to take in.

Thank Kathleen Z
Reviewed March 1, 2017

Great spot to make the most of your lunchtime in nature while remaining downtown! This state park also has the famous Holyoke Merry-Go-Round carousel that was formerly located at the old Mountain Park Amusement Park. Go for a spin! The Holyoke Children's Museum and the...More

Thank lovestheheat2014
Reviewed February 28, 2017 via mobile

I wanted to review the canals. They are really amazing. The museum is a good introduction but where it's an OK museum the thing that is special is the canals. Just "getting" that they produced power. Not electricity but POWER that was carried by mechanical...More

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Reviewed October 18, 2016

We were there with our American relatives and were given a history tour re the use of the canal in yesteryear. Lovely setting especially in the autumn with the changing of the leaves.

Thank Nicola R
Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful for walks , picnics &' activities . Does need a better playground set though , it's ment to be for kids only but some parents might want to play with their kid(s) &' it eould be pretty challenging . Otherwise , amazing park all...More

Thank Nini M
Reviewed August 30, 2016

Festival activities can be nice & special events. Although they closed up very early on Friday evening when it was advertised to be open until 9 p.m. They were already rolling up the slides and things before 8:30 p.m. All in all it's taken a...More

Thank Muncha_Ocala
Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

I love love love carousels! They are my ride because I get motion sick. I got motion sick. It went so fast. On top of that I had my son with me and he wanted me to sit with him. I sat on the horse...More

Thank Niki S
Reviewed November 12, 2015

I have been to the park many times to have a picnic. There is a Merry go Round and the Children's Museum is right there so there are things to do. They also have a small playground. The park is located next to the police...More

Thank Terri L
Reviewed September 23, 2015

it was ok nothing special nothing to write home about, it was out of season so maybe better visited at an earlier time of the year

Thank suzzySunnyDorset
Reviewed September 10, 2015

Have brought my grandchildren here many times. The merry go round is awesome,and they also have birthday parties there. The special events they hold throughout the year are very good also. There is a parking lot on premise and also on street parking and the...More

1  Thank paulabc2
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