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Address: Holyoke, MA
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well worth the extra hour

Went hire while touring the region, visit was well worth it. August 30th it was pretty hot and humid, so we decided to pay $ 5.00 and drive all the way to the top, where the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
Paul T
Boca Raton, Florida
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Boca Raton, Florida
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81 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Went hire while touring the region, visit was well worth it. August 30th it was pretty hot and humid, so we decided to pay $ 5.00 and drive all the way to the top, where the Summit house is located. Wonderful view of river and valley in 3 directions, all the way to Vermont Mountains. Since Holyoke as such is... More 

Thank Paul T
New York City, New York
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45 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

When I found myself in Northampton with an afternoon to kill, and not particularly good weather, I took a look at the Wikipedia page for the town. Fairly far down the list, I noticed that the Oxbow in the Connecticut River is just outside of town. I've known and admired the Thomas Cole painting for quite some time, so I... More 

Thank Evan F
Rockville, Maryland
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Our daughter had a spectacular experience for 4 years at this small women's college. Somehow they manage to foster a climate that is both intellectually challenging but also very supportive, tons of excellent women role models & speakers, strong sense of community, acceptance & encouragement of diversity. Don't let the small town fool you, there's a ton to do in... More 

Thank Twinbrook60
Houston, Texas
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57 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

I love running in this area, especially around the college. It's always beautiful, in my opinion, but nothing compares to it in the fall. Take a tour of the college - lots of history!

Thank Kimberly B
Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We chose to park 1/2 way up and walk up. Delightful climb (1/2 mile or so up) and fantastic views at the top. Plus there are clean bathrooms at the top. Definitely worth the hour or two. And for those who can't walk - drive up to the top and just walk around the deck on the house at the... More 

Thank frequentdiner27
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

I love this hike. The trails the views the air the trees. All beautiful. Easy drive and easy hike. Go any time during the year for true New England nature. And it's FREE!

Thank TheSashinator
Holyoke, Massachusetts
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47 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

whether you drive to the top or hike the trails or road the reward of getting to the top and seeing those views is always worth it...never get tired of it! always clean and well maintained

Thank Kelley R
Grafton, Massachusetts
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51 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

First to correct Tripadvisor, Mount Holyoke is actually divided between the towns of Hadley and South Hadley and most of it is in Skinner State Park divided between those two towns (the official address is in the town of Hadley, though large parts of the park are also in South Hadley) and not Holyoke. Next, on to the review. Mount... More 

1 Thank Emily C
Middletown, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Just off of Rte 47 a few miles out from the Mt Holyoke college area, also accessible on Rte 47 from Rte 9 in Hadley in the reverse direction, this was a great place to take a quick hike in the woods with gentle climbing to reach a spectacular view of the Connecticut River Valley. There is also a road... More 

1 Thank ProfessorMikey
Cape Cod
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

The campus and buildings are wonderful. The Science Building is a very unique place. The walk along the falls is a very nice walk, also the greenhouse.

Thank lulubelle3743

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