C. M. Gardner State Park facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsC.M. Gardner State Park
Commemorative marker in the park
|Location||Huntington, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States|
|Elevation||440 ft (130 m)|
|Operator||Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation|
|Website||C.M. Gardner State Park|
C.M. Gardner State Park is a Massachusetts state park located in the town of Huntington along a section of the east branch of the Westfield River. The park land was donated to the state in 1959 in memory of Charles M. Gardner, a local farmer, writer, and National Grange leader. The park is managed by the Department of Conservation and Recreation.
Activities and amenities
- The park offers walking trails, picnicking, restrooms, a boat launch for canoeing, and fishing on the Westfield River. Restricted hunting is also available.
- Swimming has been prohibited since 2006 due to failure to meet water quality standards.
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