Lowell Heritage State Park

Lowell Heritage State Park


Location:In Lowell, via I-495 or Route 3 to Lowell Connector. Follow signs to park.
Facilities:Picnic area, trails, bike paths, boat ramp, restrooms (é), historic sites, visitor center.
Activities:Boating, canoeing, fishing, swimming, hiking, bicycling, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Lowell features a network of 19th century canals that were created to provide power for the textile mills that lined the water's edge. The buildings also still remain there. The park offers canal rides, exhibits about Lowell's role in America's industrial history, a Victorian Garden, more than two miles of landscaped esplanade where summer concerts are held, and swimming and boating in the Merrimack River.
Address:PO Box 0829
Carlisle, MA 01741

Phone:978-369-6312
Web: www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/northeast/llhp.htm
Size: 35 acres.

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Anyone who hasn't visited Fall River Heritage State Park, which is adjacent to Battleship Cove, or Great Falls Discovery Center in Turner's Falls, Mount Greylock State Reservation, Lowell Heritage State Park, South Cape Beach State Park in Mashpee and many other interesting places, may want to take advantage of the opportunity and invitation.

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