Mountain Biking: While the steep terrain makes the mountain biking difficult it is allowed on all but the white blazed Metacomet-Monadnock trail.
Snow Shoeing and Cross-Country Skiing: None of the trails are groomed, but back-country skiing is available on some of the trails. Snow Shoes are a good option in deep snow conditions.
Hang Gliding and Paragliding: Hang glider and and Paraglider pilots are required to be licensed by USHPA at class III or higher. A yearly permit and daily sign in is also required. Permits and sign in logs can be found in the brown box affixed to the west side of the Halfway Garage.
Scenic Viewing: From the summit of Mt Holyoke one can enjoy spectacular views of the New England landscape. From the farm fields of the Connecticut River Valley to the mountains of four states the sights are amazing for a mountain of a mere 942 feet.
Snowmobiling: Snowmobiles are the only permitted off road use, and is limited to 4” or more of hard packed snow. Snowmobiles are not allowed on plowed surfaces at any time.
Skateboards, Roller Skates, and Skates are prohibited on all park roads and trails.
Motorized Wheeled Vehicles, ATVs, Off-road Motorcycles are prohibited from all park trails and unpaved roads.
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