Before You Go:

1.) Pre Register:

   Get into the activity sooner when you arrive!  Come with your waiver pdf format of DCR Participant Registration & Release filled out!

2.) In the event of poor weather: Contact the providing organization listed.

   3.) Need to cancel? Running late? Please call the providing organization and leave a message.

Kayaking

Cost for most kayaking programs is $5 per person. Inquire when pre-registering. 

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Walden Pond State Reservation  Concord MA

Mondays  9:45AM–3:15PM
July 7, 14, 21, 28
August 4, 11

Experience flat-water kayaking with adaptations and support as needed. Sign up for an hour long paddle! Call All Out Adventures to register: (413) 584-2052


The Charles River   Waltham, MA

Tuesdays & Thursdays  10:00AM–3:00PM
Beginner: July 17, 22
Intermediate: July 24, 29

Join Waypoint Adventure to kayak on a beautiful section of the Charles River. Strengthen your kayak skills during this two-hour exploration. Call Waypoint Adventure to register: (617) 244-5472


Quinsigamond State Park   Worcester, MA

Thursdays  9:45AM–3:15PM
July 31
August 7, 14, 21, 28
September 4

Join All Out Adventures to paddle in a beautiful urban environment. Sign up for an hour long paddle! Call All Out Adventures to register: (413) 584-2052


Hopkinton State Park   Hopkinton, MA

Thursdays  10:00AM–3:00PM
July 10, 17, 24, 31

Join Boating in Boston to explore a gentle lake with support as needed. Sign up for an hour long paddle any day of the week or on a Universal Access day! Call Boating in Boston to register: (617) 299-3392


D.A.R. State Forest   Goshen, MA

Wednesdays   9:45AM-4:15PM
July 9, 16, 23, 30
August 6, 13

Join All Out Adventures to kayak on beautiful Highland Lake. Picnic and take a walk on the accessible forest trail along the lake shore or take a swim at the beach! Sign up for an hour-long paddle! Call All Out Adventures to register: (413) 584-2052


D.A.R. State Forest   Goshen, MA

Mondays    10:00AM–3:30PM
July 7, 14, 21, 28
August 11

Join Outdoor Access for weekly flat-water kayaking. Explore Highland Lake in search of blueberries! Sign up for an hour-long paddle! Call Stavros Outdoor Access to register: 413-259-0009



Canoeing

Connecticut River Sunderland, MA to Hatfield, MA

Tuesdays, 10:00AM–3:30PM
July 22 & August 12

Explore the Connecticut River with All Out Adventures. Paddle around First Island in the morning, or head down-river to Hatfield in the afternoon!
Program costs: $5 per person.Sign up for a one-hour morning trip or the three-hour afternoon outing.
Call All Out Adventures to register: 413-584-2052


D.A.R. State Forest   Goshen, MA

Tuesdays, 9:45AM–4:15PM
July 8, 15

Join All Out Adventures for canoeing at Highland Pond. Cruise along the shoreline to look for wildlife and hunt for blueberries, or take off across the open pond. After your paddle, stroll through the forest on the accessible trail or go for a swim at the beach! Program costs: $5 per person. Sign up for an hour-long paddle! Call All Out Adventures to register: 413-584-2052


Hampton Ponds SP Westfield, MA

Tuesdays, 10:45AM-4:15PM
July 29, August 5

Join All Out Adventures to explore this popular spot near Holyoke. Paddle around the lilies in Pequot Pond, exploring the coves or circling the island. Keep your eyes open for herons, ducks, geese, and even bald eagles! Program costs: $5 per person. Sign up for an hour-long paddle! Call All Out Adventures to register: 413-584-2052



Rowing

Jones Ferry   Holyoke, MA

Thursdays, time varies
May - October

Learn to row or scull with Stephanie Moore of Holyoke Rows. Specialized rowing shells and adaptive support, as needed. Enjoy exercising on the Connecticut River and/or train for competition. Sign up for an hour-long experience! Free, but pre-registration is required.

Call Holyoke Rows to register (413) 586-8612



Sailing

Charles River  Boston, MA

June 16 – August 24
Monday-Friday: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Saturday & Sunday: 10:00AM-3:00PM

August 25 - September 14
Monday-Friday: 1:00PM-5:00PM
Saturday & Sunday: 10:00AM-3:00PM

Learn to sail and enjoy the city scenery from the Charles River. Modified sailboats and adaptive support, as needed. Sign up for an hour-long experience! “Pay what you can” fee system, pre-registration required. Call Community Boating Inc. to register: 617-523-1038



Adaptive Cycling

Join All Out Adventures and explore the wide variety of adaptive bikes for adults and kids including hand cycles, trikes, tandems, and recumbent bikes. Cost is $3 per program or use an AOA summer pass, pre-registration required. Call All Out Adventures to register (413) 584-2052

Norwottuck Rail Trail   Hadley

Fridays  10:00AM-3:00PM
June 13, 27
July 11, 18
August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
September 5

Artesani Park  Brighton

Tuesdays, 11:00AM–3:00PM
September 16, 23



Hiking

Accessible Hiking Program that travels around the state!
Various locations, MA

Take a gentle hike with Stavros Outdoor Access. Explore accessible trails and rugged paths with a focus on fun and
meeting new people. Teamwork and assistive equipment, such as the Terra Trek mountain wheelchair, unite people of all abilities! Bring a lunch and enjoy activities like scavenger hunts, nature talks, and letterboxing. Sighted guides available. Limited transportation. Program cost: $3 per person, $5 for families, $20 for groups. Call Stavros Outdoor Access to register: 413-259-0009

 

Date

Day 

Location

Town

Theme

June 10

Tuesday 

Robinson State Park 

Feeding Hills

Nature activities

June 29

Sunday 

Halibut Point State Park

Rockport 

Seaside stroll & quarry tour

July 10

Thursday 

Walden Pond

Concord

Hike around pond

July 17

Thursday 

Webb Memorial State Park 

N. Weymouth

Beach scavenger hunt 

July 25

Friday 

Dunn State Park 

Gardner

ADA celebration

August 18

Monday 

Great Brook Farm

Carlisle

Dairy tour & ice cream party

September 3

Wednesday 

Rutland State Park 

Rutland

Letterboxing

September 10

Wednesday 

Spectacle Island

Boston Harbor

Paralympic day 

October 8

Wednesday 

Mt. Holyoke Range

Amherst 

Pioneer Valley history 

October 16

Thursday 

Borderland State Park 

Sharon

Mansion tour

October 17

Friday 

Borderland State Park 

Sharon

Mansion tour

October 18

Saturday 

Maudslay State Park 

Newburyport

Haunted hike