Explore Disc Golf
Moderately Hilly & Moderately WoodedCourse Landscape / Terrain:
9 ( x 1 ) / 9Holes / Baskets:
2758 ft.Course Length: Metric
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Description: Located within the Orchard Hill area of the UMass Amherst campus, this 9-hole course offers sweeping views of the surrounding mountain ranges in the Pioneer Valley. The course --- which boasts a mixture of wooded and open field holes along with on-site pond --- is free to play for students and the public.
Situated on what once was the home of Massachusetts Agricultural College, the disc golf course brings to light equestrian relics, experimental test plots and old growth forests through cohesive design that includes environmental education and beginner disc golf signage on each hole.
If deemed a success by the University, the 9-hole installation will expand to 18 holes with permanent tees and signage.
University of Mass. - Amherst Park / Location Name:
Orchard Hill DriveStreet Address:
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Local Directions: From I-91:
- Take Route 9 into Amherst Center.
- Turn left onto South Pleasant Street by Amherst College.
- Go straight through all stop lights in the downtown.
- Turn left onto Orchard Hill Drive.
- Park in back left corner of Lot 49 and walk up hill.
- 1st tee is located adjacent to the observatory.
UMass Parking Services patrols from 9a-5p on Monday thru Friday, so park at your own risk. Biking and alternate parking is encouraged.