Barrier Free Fishing
The following facilities across the state were built by the Office of Boating and Fishing Access to provide accessible fishing for people with disabilities.
The barrier-free access areas are listed by MassWildlife District and by town. As more of these facilities are built, they will be added to this list.
|District||Town||Waterbody||Location||Facility Type *|
|Western||Pittsfield||Onota Lake||Burbank Park||Fishing Pier|
|Western||Cheshire||Cheshire Lake||Farnham Road||Fishing Platform|
|Valley||Holland||Hamilton Reservoir||Leno Road||Fishing Pier|
|Valley||Ludlow||Springfield Reservoir||Route 21||Fishing Pier|
|Valley||Orange||Lake Rohunta||Eagleville Rd||Fishing Platform|
|Valley||Southwick||Congamond Lakes||Grove St||Fishing Pier|
|Valley||Ware||Ware River||Church St||Fishing Platform|
|Central||Sturbridge||Long Pond||Champeaux Rd||Fishing Platform|
|Northeast||Haverhill||Lake Pentucket||Stanley Drive||Fishing Platform|
|Northeast||North Reading||Ipswich River||Central Street||Shorefishing Area|
|Northeast||Townsend||Squannacook River||Old Meetinghouse Rd||Shorefishing Area|
|Northeast||Weymouth||Whitmans Pond||Middle Street||Fishing Platform|
|Northeast||Wilmington||Silver Lake||Grove Avenue||Fishing Pier|
|Southeast||Brewster||Schoolhouse Pond||Route 6A||Fishing Platform|
|Southeast||Plymouth||Long Pond||Clark Road||Shorefishing Area|
|Southeast||Wareham**||Wareham River||Route 6||Fishing Pier|
|Southeast||Yarmouth**||Bass River||South Street||Fishing Pier|
|Southeast||Yarmouth**||Parker River||Route 28||Fishing Pier|
SHORE FISHING AREA--Minimally improved property providing shore fishing access on fresh or salt water.
FISHING PIER: Pier over the water providing fishing area for recreational anglers - barrier free.
FISHING PLATFORM: Platform built on a bank or shore but does not extend over the water.
**=Coastal (saltwater) Access managed by the Division of Marine Fisheries