With a little advance planning, you can make your visit to
Borderland more enjoyable. The park is open daily
year round from 8am to sunset.
At the Lawrence Newcomb Visitors Center please
stop in the entryway for more information. There are no restaurants
or stores within three miles of the park entrance; you may
wish to bring a picnic lunch. There are restrooms, a water
bubbler and a drink machine at the Visitors Center. Printed
trail maps are available at the Center, and on weekends and
summer months the main room is open, providing information
about the Ames family, as well as special exhibits. The address
of the Visitors Center is 259 Massapoag Avenue, North Easton,
MA 02356; phone 508-238-6566.
There is a $2 per car parking fee payable
self-service yellow machine at the main entrance. The receipt
to be put on the dashboard is good for the day. Annual ParksPass
and senior passes are also available at the Visitor Center
when staff is on duty; mail-in applications can be picked
up from outside the main door when no staff are present. There
is no camping at Borderland; the nearest state campgrounds
to Borderland are Massasoit
State Park, 15 miles away, and Myles
Standish State Forest. Please:
no dogs off leash, fires, alcoholic beverages, hunting or
Mansion Tours are offered by The
Friends of Borderland on the third Sunday of the month
between April and November, from 1pm to 3pm, at a cost of
$3 for adults (please call the park to check tour hours).
Group tours are available on weekdays by appointment.
Camping, canoeing and swimming are available nearby at Massasoit