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Frank Newhall Look Memorial Park

Northampton, MA
413-584-5457
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Ranked #2 of 15 attractions in Northampton
Type: Parks
Activities: Hiking
Traveler Description: One of the best park in the 5 College Area. There is a small zoo, a train, a mini golf course, and lots more. Numerous picnic sites are available... more »
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Northampton, Massachusetts
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We live in the area and go here often, every weekend actually. It is so lovely and peaceful most times. Terrific views, great areas to picnic and lots to do. Give it a try!

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

We visited the park with our two year old grand-daughter so she could play in the Water Splash Park; it was her second visit this month. It was well worth the $7 parking fee just to see the joy on her face waiting to see which fountain would start next. She thoroughly enjoyed the park, as did all the other... More

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New Britain, Connecticut
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

As a child in the 60's, I spent many years visiting Look Park. I have such good memories there. I spent a lot of time in the old swimming pool. I now visit with my grandson. Although it has changed, it is still a beautiful park and is a perfect place for families. There are many places to walk. The... More

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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77 reviews 77 reviews
23 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

It's a great place to take children at Christmas they have a train & more. The summer is not the only time that it's fun. Also on Easter they have an Easter Egg Hunt for children I believe under 12. Very cute Family oriented.

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MA
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36 reviews 36 reviews
4 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

Gorgeous park! Lots of places to walk, picnic, they have a cafe/food stand and spray park in the summer. I like to find a tree to lay a blanket out under, relax and people watch

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North Haven, ct
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152 reviews 152 reviews
82 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Stopped here after looking at their website and seeing how much there is to do. There is a small parking fee (i think $5)....mostly everything inside also has a fee, but nothing is expensive. The mini golf course needs some SERIOUS remodeling. It looks like it's about 25 years old and never had any upkeep. Weeds growing, very dull. Inside... More

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Burlington, Massachusetts, USA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013 via mobile

And it is economic. Parking is $5 on a week day. For $15, you get a wrist band for the kid for unlimited rides, including chocho train rides, bumper boats, peddle boats, a petting zoo, and a mini-golf. And they are pretty lax for companying adults not having to pay for the rides - most rides would need a young... More

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Hartford, Connecticut
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74 reviews 74 reviews
22 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Haven't been to park in many years until recently when we went for a group outing with family. Park is very clean and well run. $7.00 a car to enter and if you want to use cooking site/areas it cost additional. Enough to do to keep everyone happy for a few hours and we felt very safe letting the kids... More

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

We biked here from NoHo planning on doing the mini-golf. The course was fine but super basic - no moving parts, no pars and rather a lot of sun (hot day!). If you want to picnic at an actual table you have to pay. There is also a train and paddle boats and bumper boats (none of which we did).... More

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Northampton
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69 reviews 69 reviews
24 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

I live in the area and I walk the pugs there every day. It is a large park with something to do for everyone---older adults, families, runners, etc. It is the best venue for weddings and other special events. I am a Justice of the Peace and have officiated at many weddings on the site. There are various options for... More

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