Lake Wyola State Park Article

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Lake Wyola State Park
Lake Wyola, Shutesbury MA.jpg
Lake Wyola
Map showing the location of Lake Wyola State Park
Map showing the location of Lake Wyola State Park
Location of Lake Wyola State Park
Location Shutesbury, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States
Coordinates 42°30′8″N 72°26′10″W / 42.50222°N 72.43611°W / 42.50222; -72.43611
LAKE WYOLA STATE PARK Latitude and Longitude:

42°30′8″N 72°26′10″W / 42.50222°N 72.43611°W / 42.50222; -72.43611
Area40 acres (16 ha)
EstablishedUnspecified
Operator Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
Website Lake Wyola State Park

Lake Wyola State Park, also known as the Carroll A. Holmes Recreation Area, is located in the town of Shutesbury, Massachusetts. It is a state-run recreation area located on the shores of Lake Wyola. [1]

History

The Department of Environmental Management (DEM), now the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR), bought the former, privately run Lake Wyola Park from Emelia Bennett in 1997, and named it for Carroll Holmes, a former Shutesbury selectman and director of DEM's Region IV.

Activities and amenities

  • The park's 40 acres (16 ha) include trails for walking, hiking, snowmobiling and cross-country skiing, restrooms, picnic grounds, and a beach.
  • Lake Wyola's 128 acres (52 ha) provide opportunities for swimming, fishing, and boating.

References

  1. ^ "Lake Wyola State Park". MassParks. Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Department of Conservation and Recreation. Retrieved August 12, 2013.

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