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Mount Holyoke

Holyoke, MA
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Ranked #1 of 12 Attractions in Holyoke
Type: Mountains, Cultural
Activities: Hiking
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Type: Mountains, Cultural
Activities: Hiking
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Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania
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50 reviews 50 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

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!

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Holyoke, Massachusetts
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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

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Grafton, Massachusetts
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39 reviews 39 reviews
31 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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 

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Middletown, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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 

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Cape Cod
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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.

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

The Skinner Summit House is arguably one of the most enjoyable and accessible hikes in the Pioneer Valley. There are a number of trails one can take to the summit, or there is also a road that is accessible by foot year 'round and open to motor vehicles weather permitting. The views of Amherst, Northampton, Holyoke and surrounding towns are... More 

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Palmer Ma.
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5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Mount Holyoke is a great place for a picnic and it has a great view of the Pioneer Vally. The road to the top is paved and wide enough for 2 cars in most places. The are plenty of parking places at the top though it does get crowded in the fall. If you want to hike to the summit,... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
24 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013 via mobile

Well worth a visit. All the exercise you need, in just one hike up the mountain! Or just drive to the summit and take in 360 degree views that will knock your socks off. On a clear day you really can see for miles and miles, across some beautiful scenery. In the fall, there is every colour you could dream... More 

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East Longmeadow, Massachusetts, United States
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20 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Went with Mother-in-Law and our Lab and Mini-Aussie. It's an easy hike for kids and elderly, I enjoyed the view as we walked. There were not many bugs at the time which is a bonus, I imagine they bite like nuts now. Pack some water and bug spray!

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