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First Baptist Church, 337 Piper Road, West Springfield, MA
(PVHC’s monthly meeting location, on the first Tuesday of every month at 7:00 p.m.)

From I-91 North or South:

Take the US-5 South exit 13B towards West Springfield. Merge onto Riverdale Road/US-5.
Stay straight until you reach Morgan Road. (There is a Sunoco gas station on the right and the Riverdale Shops are across the street on the left).
Turn right onto Morgan Road (Agrimark Dairy Processing Plant at the corner).
At the second set of lights, turn left onto Piper Road.
The church is approx. 3/4 mile on the right.

From Massachusetts Turnpike East or West:

Get off the Turnpike at exit 4.
After going through the tollbooth, keep in the right hand lane toward West Springfield.
Bear right at the fork in the ramp towards West Springfield.
Merge onto Riverdale Road/US-5 South.
Stay straight until you come to Morgan Road. (Just after Bickford’s restaurant, there will be three sets of lights before you get to Morgan Rd.)
Turn right onto Morgan Road (Agrimark Dairy Processing Plant at the corner).
At the second set of lights, turn left onto Piper Road.
The church is approx. 3/4 mile on the right.

Most hikes with the Pioneer Valley Hiking Club meet at one of the following locations to help coordinate carpooling. Check the club’s Hikes Page for the location of your particular club event. Please save these directions for future use.

North: Rite Aid Pharmacy (Holyoke)
91 North, Exit 17A (141 East – Holyoke), left at light onto 5 North – Rite Aid Pharmacy (formerly, Brooks Pharmacy), 871 Beacon Ave., in the next block on right. We meet in the big parking lot to the left of the store (facing the store from the street).

North: Elwell Recreation Area (Northampton)
The parking lot is at the intersection of Interstate 91 and Rt. 9 in Northampton, MA. Going north on Interstate 91, get off at Exit 19, and go straight across Rt. 9 after the exit to Damon Rd., and see the parking lot immediately on your right.

North: Bertucci’s Italian Restaurant (Amherst)
Take I-91 North to exit 19 to merge onto MA-9 East/Bridge Street/State Route 9. Go east on State Route 9 for 6.1 miles. Turn left onto South Pleasant St. and go 0.5 miles to 51 East Pleasant St.

South: Enfield (CT) Park & Ride Lot

From I-91 North take exit 48. Go left onto Rt. 220. Go thru one light. At the next light,  go right into Commuter Lot (near the northwest corner of Macy’s at Enfield Square and behind Wendy’s close to Rt. 220).

From I-91 South take exit 48. Take a right to Rt. 202. Then take a second right and follow the signs to a commuter lot behind Macy’s (near the northwest corner of Macy’s at Enfield Square and behind Wendy’s close to Rt. 220).

East: Ludlow McDonald’s
From exit 7 of the Mass Pike at Ludlow take a left at the ramp and another left at the next light. Park in the commuter parking lot behind the restaurant.

East: CVS Pharmacy Lot (Belchertown)
CVS Pharmacy is at the intersection of Routes 9 and 202 in Belchertown, MA. There is a large parking lot that our club members park in, in front of and close to the store.

West: Agawam Friendly’s
Agawam Friendly’s is located just off of Memorial Avenue in Agawam, past the Big E. Go over the bridge into Agawam, take right at light and first left into parking lot.

West: Westfield – 53 Southampton Road
Westfield Tighe & Bond, 53 Southampton Road, is located just past Friendly’s, on the same side of the street. You take a left at the light at end of the ramp when exiting the Mass Pike at Exit 3. Look for the “53 Southamton Road” sign, one driveway past Friendly’s. You are to park in the back of the building, past the building itself. This is weekend parking “only”.

Southwest: Southwick Plaza Shopping Center
From Springfield South End Bridge, get on Route 57, and follow it all the way into Southwick. Turn left onto College Highway (Route 202). Southwick Plaza Shopping Center (515 College Hwy.) is located about 1/4 mile on the right.