• Pawtucket canal with boat tour full of visitors with trolley in the background.

    Lowell

    National Historical Park Massachusetts

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  • Credit Card payments for interpretive fees.

    Beginning September 9, due to the federal government's fiscal year close out, only cash or check payments can be accepted for fees at the Boott Mills, canal boat tours, and for Interagency Passes. Credit cards will be accepted again on October 1, 2014. More »

  • Lowell NHP Superintendents Compendium update.

    The Superintendents Compendium has been updated in regard to the use of unmanned aircraft in national park areas. More »

Park Reports

Recent Reports
The 2013-14 Annual Report was released in May 2014.

The 2012 Annual Report was first distributed in May 2013.

The 2011-2012 Annual Report was first distributed in May 2012

The 2010 Annual Report. The 2010 Annual Report was first distributed in May 2011.

The 2009 Annual Report. The 2009 Annual Report was first distributed in May 2010.

The 2009 Park Partner Report.

Special Park Reports
'The report "Lowell National Historical Park: 30 Years of Preservation and Innovation for Future Generations" offers insights into the Park's past, present, and future.'

'The "Heritage Preservation and Development White Paper" was prepared by Jonathan Lane and Dennis Frenchman as part of Lowell National Historical Park's 30th anniversary activities looking at the past, present and future of the Park.'

'The "The Presentation of Lowell's Stories White Paper" was prepared by Peter O'Connell and Gray Fitzsimons as part of Lowell National Historical Park's 30th anniversary activities looking at the past, present and future of the Park.'

Past Park Annual Reports

Interpretive Planning

Long Range Interpretive Plan, here.

Did You Know?

Mile of Mills, Lowell, MA

Francis Cabot Lowell died before his colleagues began planning the industrial city of unprecedented order and scale that would eventually be named Lowell, Massachusetts.