Skinner State Park

10 Skinner State Park Road, Hadley, MA 01035
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The park offers many hiking trails and breathtaking views of the Connecticut River Valley. Reach the summit of Mt. Holyoke by road or hiking trail. * Please note that due to ongoing repairs, the Summit House at Skinner State Park is currently closed; however, the park remains open for all other activities and programs. Additionally you can find portable toilets, one of which is wheelchair-accessible, in the lower Summit House parking area.


Sunrise to sunset


Daily parking fees:

MA residents $5
Non-MA residents $10



A person walking through trails.

Hiking & walking

Skinner offers more than 40 miles of hiking trails.

All Activities

  • Cross-country skiing
  • Educational programs
  • Hiking
  • Snowmobiling
  • Snowshoeing
  • Mountain biking
  • Horseback riding
  • Hang gliding


  • Grilling
  • Picnic areas
  • Restrooms
  • Scenic viewing area
  • Visitors Center


  • No alcohol
  • No all-terrain vehicles (ATVs)
  • No going off marked trails
  • No motorized vehicles
  • No off-road motorcycles or dirt bikes
  • No roller skates or roller blades
  • No skateboards


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