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Stephen H. Burrington

A new path for state park system

By Stephen H. Burrington
October 3, 2006

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MASSACHUSETTS, the sixth-smallest state, has the nation's sixth-largest state park system. Its diversity is remarkable. Miles of beaches in Greater Boston. The Hatch Shell and the Esplanade. Campgrounds, trails, and bikeways from Cape Cod to the Berkshires. Swimming pools and skating rinks in neighborhoods from Roxbury to Fall River and Springfield. Hundreds of miles of historic parkways. Three bocce courts. (Full article: 774 words)

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