Places to Go
Looking for a place to go fishing, hunting, hiking or wildlife watching? Massachusetts boasts a variety of areas for the outdoor enthusiast, and this section will guide you to the many places you can explore in the Bay State on land or freshwater with binoculars, fishing rod or firearm.
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REMINDER: Sunday Hunting is Prohibited in Massachusetts
Management Areas - Maps of properties open to all kinds of
wildlife-related recreation, from fishing, hunting and trapping, to
wildlife viewing, boating and more!
- Pond Maps - Find bathymetric (depth) maps of lakes and ponds with public access rights. Sorted by town or pond name, this is one of the most popular areas of the MassWildlife website.
- Outdoor Recreation Map (2.3 MB) - This statewide map shows you all the Wildlife Management Areas, State Parks, State Boat Launches and Wildlife Viewing Sites.