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DIRECTIONS TO THE SUNWHEEL




For a map showing the Sunwheel on the UMass Amherst campus, click here.

DIRECTIONS FROM BOSTON AND POINTS EAST:

  • Take the Mass Pike (90) West to Interstate 91.
  • Take Interstate 91 North to exit 19.
  • Go right at the end of the exit ramp onto Route 9.
  • Follow Route 9 east for 5.1 miles. (At 5 miles, you will pass a Stop & Shop on your left.)
  • At the traffic light after the Stop & Shop plaza, make a left onto University Drive.
  • Continue along University Drive for 0.45 miles, until you come to a stoplight, with the Newmarket Plaza on your right.
  • Turn left at the stoplight onto Rocky Hill Road.
  • Go 1/4 mile, and turn right towards the Alumni Stadium. The Sunwheel is to your right.

    You can park along the road. Enjoy your visit - and make sure to sign the guestbook!


DIRECTIONS FROM ALBANY AND POINTS WEST:
  • Take the Mass Pike (90) East to Interstate 91.
  • Take Interstate 91 North to exit 19.
  • Go right at the end of the exit ramp onto Route 9.
  • Follow Route 9 east for 5.1 miles. (At 5 miles, you will pass a Stop & Shop on your left.)
  • At the traffic light after the Stop & Shop plaza, make a left onto University Drive.
  • Continue along University Drive for 0.45 miles, until you come to a stoplight, with the Newmarket Plaza on your right.
  • Turn left at the stoplight onto Rocky Hill Road.
  • Go 1/4 mile, and turn right towards the Alumni Stadium. The Sunwheel is to your right.

    You can park along the road. Enjoy your visit - and make sure to sign the guestbook!


DIRECTIONS FROM HARTFORD AND POINTS SOUTH:
  • Take Interstate 91 North to exit 19.
  • Go right at the end of the exit ramp onto Route 9.
  • Follow Route 9 east for 5.1 miles. (At 5 miles, you will pass a Stop & Shop on your left.)
  • At the traffic light after the Stop & Shop plaza, make a left onto University Drive.
  • Continue along University Drive for 0.45 miles, until you come to a stoplight, with the Newmarket Plaza on your right.
  • Turn left at the stoplight onto Rocky Hill Road.
  • Go 1/4 mile, and turn right towards the Alumni Stadium. The Sunwheel is to your right.

    You can park along the road. Enjoy your visit - and make sure to sign the guestbook!


DIRECTIONS FROM THE HUDSON VALLEY AND POINTS SW:
  • Take the Taconic Parkway North to the Mass Pike (90).
  • Take the Mass Pike East to Interstate 91.
  • Take Interstate 91 North to exit 19.
  • Turn right at the end of the exit ramp onto Route 9.
  • Follow Route 9 east for 5.1 miles. (At 5 miles, you will pass a Stop & Shop on your left.)
  • At the traffic light after the Stop & Shop plaza, make a left onto University Drive.
  • Continue along University Drive for 0.45 miles, until you come to a stoplight, with the Newmarket Plaza on your right.
  • Turn left at the stoplight onto Rocky Hill Road.
  • Go 1/4 mile, and turn right towards the Alumni Stadium. The Sunwheel is to your right.

    You can park along the road. Enjoy your visit - and make sure to sign the guestbook!


DIRECTIONS FROM VERMONT AND POINTS NORTH:
  • Take Interstate 91 South to exit 25.
  • At the end of the exit ramp, turn left.
  • Turn right at the first stoplight. You will then pass a Yankee Candle on your right.
  • After less than one mile, turn left at a stoplight onto Route 116.
  • Continue on 116 for about 5 miles. Take the exit signs for the University of Massachusetts.
  • At the end of the ramp, turn left and take the bridge over 116.
  • Turn right at the first stoplight onto University Drive.
  • Continue along University Drive for approximately 1 mile. You will pass the Alumni Stadium on your right.
  • At the first 4-way stoplight, make a right onto Rocky Hill Road.
  • Go 1/4 mile, and turn right towards the Alumni Stadium. The Sunwheel is to your right.

    You can park along the road. Enjoy your visit - and make sure to sign the guestbook!


DIRECTIONS FROM THE NORTHWEST:
  • Take Route 116 South towards Amherst. (Beware of Ashfield, where 116 joins 5 and 10 for a few miles.)
  • Exit from 116 at signs for the University of Massachusetts.
  • At the end of the ramp, turn left and take the bridge over 116.
  • Turn right at the first stoplight, onto University Drive.
  • Continue along University Drive for approximately 1 mile. You will pass the Alumni Stadium on your right.
  • At the first 4-way stoplight, make a right onto Rocky Hill Road.
  • Go 1/4 mile, and turn right towards the Alumni Stadium. The Sunwheel is to your right.

    You can park along the road. Enjoy your visit - and make sure to sign the guestbook!



  A project conceived by Dr. Judith S. Young
 Professor of Astronomy, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
 e-mail: Judith Young

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