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Wonderful panoramic view of the area - a must!

Beautiful view of the river valley. Can see several other states peaks. Will have to go back as the... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2018
Hadley, Massachusetts
Stunning views

Whilst the fall colour hadn't quite arrived the view from Summit House was stunning. Vistas on all... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2018
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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195 Skinner State Park Rd, Hadley, MA 01035
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

Beautiful view of the river valley. Can see several other states peaks. Will have to go back as the colors change. I am sure it will be absolutely stunning. Got to tour the house which was very interesting. Already went back with some visiting friends...More

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Reviewed September 26, 2018

Whilst the fall colour hadn't quite arrived the view from Summit House was stunning. Vistas on all four sides and a relatively straightforward drive to the top. Sadly the house wasn't open on the day we visited but it was nice to learn what we...More

Thank Gill68
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

This is a place that you just can not afford to miss! The beauty of this hotel that was built in the 1800’s captures your attention from the moment you arrive! There are not a lot of parking spots available though( hey, it is at...More

2  Thank PekepooEmma
Reviewed August 25, 2017

We drove to the top of this Skinner State Park for a small family picnic! The view from the top of this mountain is simply spectacular! We could see parts of New Hampshire and Vermont, and the Connecticut river valley! We also attended a concert...More

Thank Felixberto E
Reviewed May 31, 2017

Visiting in October added a vibrant splash of Fall colour to the magnificent scenery all around, varying from riverscape on one side to brilliant forest on the other.. The strong winds added a tingling freshness walking around the decking of the House, but the sun...More

Thank tony9tn
Reviewed July 27, 2016

Wonderful old hotel..some wildlife docents there to educate you if you like. Great views and nice people there.Dog friendly.

1  Thank Bellaluna64
Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

Whether you drive to the top or hike the trails you will enjoy the views. There are many trails to choose from if you like to hike. Seven Sister's is more difficult and long but starting at parking lot or Half way house gives you...More

2  Thank Teri G
Reviewed March 17, 2016

Been there many times , have even been there on my snowmobile , nice place for a picnic also , very nice trails for walking. Can even see my house from there .

1  Thank missionbell
Reviewed September 28, 2015

Walk or drive...to the top of Mt. Holyoke (about 1,000 feet up) via the paved roadway. Exceptional, long views of the Connecticut River valley and pretty much a 360 degree view. Historical attractions at the Summit house, a former hotel.

1  Thank grommit
Reviewed August 17, 2015

Unbelievable place to experience the beauty of Pioneer Valley in Western Ma. Great views of the Oxbow and Connecticut River. Great place for photos and perhaps a picnic lunch.

1  Thank David L
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