Camping fees at Massachusetts Campgrounds are based on campground type. Each type is described below.

Established Campgrounds (Coastal or Inland fee categories)

These campgrounds offer flush toilets, showers, access to water, staffing, and interpretive programs. Some may offer electric or water hookups, dumping stations, or yurts and cabins. Individual campsites will be designated and include a parking area and table, grill and/or fire ring. Camp store or other developed amenities may be available.

Limited Service Campgrounds (Limited Service fee category)

These campgrounds offer toilets and access to drinking water. Some use self-registration and park staff may be off-site. Individual campsites are designated and generally include individual tables, grills or fire rings. Departmental programs may be available.

Primitive Service Campgrounds (Primitive Service fee category)

These campgrounds offer composting or pit toilets. Access to drinking water is not available, and customers are encouraged to bring one gallon per person per day for their camping stay. Showers are not available. The campgrounds are in remote locations, may require a strenuous hike and park staff may be off-site. Individual campsites are designated and may not include individual tables, grills or fire rings. Access to a public telephone is NOT available, and mobile telephone coverage is limited. Interpretive programs may be available.

Recreational Vehicle (RV) Camping

Most RVs require larger campsites and campers prefer access to electric and water hookups, and dumping stations.  Areas recommended for RVs include Salisbury Beach, Scusset Beach, Wompatuck and Lake Dennison (no hookups).  Be sure to reserve a site large enough to accommodate your RV or trailer.

Reservation Transaction Charge

Effective April 1, 2012, the transaction charge for making a camping reservation is $8.65 per transaction. The charge is non-refundable. More