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Mount Tom State Reservation, Holyoke

(4.7/5 based on 70+ reviews on the web)
Mount Tom State Reservation encompasses the Mount Tom Range and is located in the Connecticut River Valley region of Massachusetts, just north of the city of Springfield. The reservation is noted for its biologic diversity, high cliffs, and rugged scenery.Activities and amenitiesRecreational activities include hiking, picnicking, canoeing, fishing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and ice skating. The 110mi Metacomet-Monadnock Trail passes through the reservation as do several low-profile seasonal auto roads. The reservation is also a popular place to observe seasonal raptor migrations.
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  • My go to spot for a quick dose of nature hike. Very scenic and lots of trails to explore. Occasionally encounter unleashed dogs. Most owners are responsible but remember every dog does NOT necessarily...  more »
  • This is one of the best local treasures we have. Whether you want to hike, watch kids on playground, enjoy the views or sit by pond Mt Tom has it all. Make your way up to Goat Peak and overlook the Pi...  more »
  • I live in the area so going for a run or hike on the mountain is the perfect thing to do all year round.  more »
  • Fantastic little hike! Lots of great views and well kept trails. They even keep them well marked, which we appreciated!
  • Great place to hike! The ascent at the beginning is a little steep, fairly easy after that.
  • One of my favorite places on this earth! It's so peaceful and beautiful and Murphy Doo loves going for walks here.
  • Beautiful views! I once walked here from UMass in the snow, on a whim, with a few fellow clueless freshmen. Can't say I'd recommend that part of the walk, but once we reached this park, it was great!!
  • This is a great State park, plenty of trails, and admission is usually free on the weekends. They may charge for admission on the weekends but that is very rare.