Bay View Avenue, Berkley
508 822-7537 or call Freetown SF
An 11-foot-high "glacial erratic" boulder
known as Dighton Rock once rested on the shore of the Taunton River
adjacent to this park. Covered with petroglyphs, carved designs
of ancient and uncertain origin, the rock is now installed in a
small museum. The museum (open by appointment) exhibits several
explanations of the carvings, which range from Portuguese explorers
to Native Americans.
The park, which covers 85 acres in the town of
Berkley, is a popular local picnic spot because of its soft, grassy
areas interspersed with mature shade trees.
Things to know before you go…
• The park is open 7 days a week. The museum is
open by appointment only" please call 508 644-5522.
Dighton Rock State Park is located near Fall River in southeastern
From the north: Rte. 24 south to exit 10 west.
Right at End of Ramp onto N. Main Street. Left on Friends St. Follow