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Massachusetts DCR State Parks

Official Website:Massachusetts DCR State Parks
Ages:Toddlers, Kids, Teens, Adults
Cost:$ see below
Category:Parks & Nature
Other Ideas: Rose Kennedy Greenway; Garden In The Woods: New England Wild Flower Society; Blue Hills State Reservation; Breakheart Reservation; Arnold Arboretum

Massachusetts DCR State ParksStart discovering all the beauty and adventure of DCR's Parks today. From hiking & camping to kayaking and fishing - you are sure to find something for everyone.

Massachusetts State Parks
DCR Parks in Greater Boston
DCR Parks in Northeast Massachusetts
DCR Parks in Southeast Massachusetts
DCR Parks in Central Massachusetts
DCR Parks in Western Massachusetts

Order a Massachusetts ParksPass to get unlimited day-use parking access to state park facilities.

The Massachusetts ParksPass is an annual pass. It provides visitors unlimited day-use parking access to state park facilities within the DCR that charge a parking fee. The ParksPasses are hangtags issued for one vehicle and are valid for one calendar year January 1 to December 31.

DCR ParksPasses are available for the following fees:

Massachusetts Resident: $35 per calendar year
Non-Massachusetts Resident: $45 per calendar year

ParksPass holders may purchase a 'second car' sticker for $15.00. The 2nd car sticker will be affixed to the hangtag, and will permit a second family vehicle registration number/license plate number to be added, allowing annual ParksPass holders to interchange the ParksPass between the two family vehicles.


Parking fees may apply - varies by location. Learn more about the Massachusetts ParksPass.


Great hiking and photo opportunities!
We have gone to a few of the State Parks and they are great for hiking and exploring, especially with young kids. One of our favorites is Borderland State Park in Easton. Not only are the hiking trails good for young children but the State Parks also offer amazing photo opportunities of nature and great spots for pictures of your kids!

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We make best efforts to update information, but it changes frequently, so we cannot warrant it. Please call to check Massachusetts DCR State Parks schedules, fees, and directions before making the trek. We help you, please help us. Report an Error if you find one.

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