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  • October Mountain State Forest

    October Mountain State Forest

    The name of "October Mountain" is attributed to writer Herman Melville, whose view from his home in Pittsfield of these hills in fall impressed him so.

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  • Camping-Fall-Harold Parker


    Place a MassParks camping reservation through ReserveAmerica either online or by phone.

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  • Trail Sign - Blue Hills


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  • Quabbin

    Quabbin Reservoir

    The New Salem and Enfield lookouts offer magnificent views of the reservoir.

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  • walden-sign

    Programs & Events

    Learn more about Henry David Thoreau at Walden Pond State Reservation

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  • National Monument to the Forefathers

    National Monument to the Forefathers

    History Walk - October 4, 10, 18 & 22

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DCR Volunteers in Parks Program

There are virtually limitless volunteer opportunities at DCR parks across the state. To learn more about volunteering or proposing volunteer projects on DCR property, you should take moment to review our Volunteers in Parks Program Guide. This guide provides all the information you should need to understand the process and well as the Agency’s expectations and standards.

Volunteer Information