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Jogging and walking trail

The Reservoir has recently had its main entrance on Route 202 blocked with concrete barriers and... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2018
Westfield, Massachusetts
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Nature nestled in Holyoke

Skip the mall and visit Ashley Reservoir! This is one of the nicest places in the area to walk or... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2018
Shutter G
Ludlow, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

The Reservoir has recently had its main entrance on Route 202 blocked with concrete barriers and guardrails. The town of Holyoke states this is due to concerns for pedestrian safety. I spent a lot of time trying to figure out an alternative entrance. I finally...More

1  Thank boondockcampers
Reviewed 10 July 2018

But bring your bug spray, mosquito's are bad at times! A lot of different paths to take, which makes it a lot of fun. Always a lot of people there.

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

Skip the mall and visit Ashley Reservoir! This is one of the nicest places in the area to walk or for me to bike ride. I go here quite often just to relax and unwind. Well worth the visit! The parking area could be bigger...More

Thank Shutter G
Reviewed 31 March 2018

This is a great place for a long, easy hike or a short walk. The lake is quite large and beautiful, the air smells sweetly of pine, trails are over flat terrain (one can easily push a child in a stroller), and on a 4+...More

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This is a picturesque place for outdoor exercise. There are several paths that lead around the reservoir with 3 or 4 different enterances. The entire way around is about 3.3 miles. You'll be able to see wildlife such as geese, turtles, birds, bunnies, deer and...More

Thank Wtnss
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I want to the thank the folks in Holyoke for providing the citizens a great place to hike. I mean, after 9-11 most water reservoirs have been closed to pedestrian traffic, and that is a shame.

1  Thank RecRob
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Who knew this oasis existed in the middle of Holyoke! We found the review in an article online entitled '14 best trails in Massachusetts to hike' and decided to give it a try this morning! Incredibly beautiful and peaceful, he trails wind along the shore,...More

Thank Carolmarie0663
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

I was reading an article about the 14 best trails in Massachusetts and this was one of the places. I was thoroughly impressed the trails the wildlife were awesome a very relaxing hike or walk. Highly recommend if you like flat trails at a pretty...More

Thank DonnieB15
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Safe easy trail around the body of water. During the weekend is pretty nice and nearby with sports people making their jogging or biking. My toddler and I did the 4 mile trail in her bike, it took us about 2 hrs, taking stops to...More

1  Thank Adriana G
Reviewed 6 April 2017

This park offers a great walk, run & bike about. Ducks and Geese. Very clear water and fish. The tall pines that surround the reservoir make it pop. The parking is very tight but I see it's the norm to park on RT 202. This...More

1  Thank Steve P
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Robin H
5 November 2017|
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Response from DonnieB15 | Reviewed this property |
Once you get there just follow the road or dirt road stay on it very easy and a great walk bring a camera also a lot of wildlife there
24 July 2017|
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Response from Carolmarie0663 | Reviewed this property |
Road bikes are fine...
11 June 2016|
Response from Joep63 | Reviewed this property |
Exit 15 on route 91 from the south. Take a left on lower Westfield road. Go straight through the light and up and down the hill. The entrance is straight ahead. Park on the right before the gate. There are a couple of other... More