Mt. Holyoke Range State Park - Amherst, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 18.317 W 072° 31.649
18T E 703792 N 4686632
The Notch Visitor Center and the passport stamping station is located on Route 116 in Amherst.
Waymark Code: WMD13B
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 11/04/2011
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member knightfly
Views: 4

Mt. Holyoke Range State Park contains over 3,000 acres of woodland with over 30 miles of hiking trails of varying degree of difficulty. Route 116 cuts through a low point in the Mt. Holyoke Range, known as the Notch. From there the terrain rises to 1106' at the peak of Mt. Norwottock. The ridge line continues until the park ends at Bay St. in Belchertown for a total distance of seven miles. The Notch Visitor Center has interpretive displays about the geology and wildlife in the area. Activities supported by the park are: hiking, scenic vista viewing, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, horseback riding and hunting.
Name of Park, Protected Area, or Cultural Location: Mt. Holyoke Range State Park

Name of System or Passport Program: Massachusetts State Parks

Passport Available: Yes, for free

Parking or Entrance Fee: Not listed

Park Website: [Web Link]

Address of Station:
The Notch
1500 West St.
Amherst, MA United States

Visit Instructions:
No special instructions, but a picture of yourself or of something unique to that place would be a nice touch.
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