Lake Wyola State Park


94 Lakeview Road, Shutesbury, MA 01072


Year-round (413) 367-0317

Details of Lake Wyola State Park

Overview of Lake Wyola State Park

Lake Wyola State Park, also known as the Carroll A. Holmes Recreation Area, is located in the quaint hill town of Shutesbury, just north of Amherst. This day-use area is located on the shores of Lake Wyola, a Native American word meaning “quiet waters.” Swim or fish, or use one of the charcoal grills in the picnic area.

Hours for Lake Wyola State Park

Memorial Day - Labor Day

Sunday - Saturday:
9:00 am-7:30 pm

Labor Day - Memorial Day

Hours as posted

Parking at Lake Wyola State Park

Daily parking fees Memorial Day to Labor Day:

MA residents   $8

Non-MA resident   $15

Resident and non resident status is determined by the vehicle license plate

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Activities at Lake Wyola State Park

Children swimming


Enjoy Lake Wyola's quiet, clear waters.
A man fishing as the sun sets.


Cast off in the eastern part of the lake to find plenty of bass and trout.

All Activities at Lake Wyola State Park

  • Boating (non-motorized)
  • Canoeing and kayaking
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Educational programs
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Sailing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball

Facilities at Lake Wyola State Park

  • Athletic fields
  • Boat ramp
  • Grills
  • Horseshoe pit
  • Picnic area
  • Restrooms
  • Volleyball court

Accessibility at Lake Wyola State Park

  • Accessible beach
    • Accessible boardwalk allows wheelchair access to water
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible restrooms
  • Accessible swimming

Restrictions at Lake Wyola State Park

  • No alcohol
  • No littering