1644 Bay Street
Taunton, MA
(508) 884-8280, seasonal

(508) 822-7405, year round, Massasoit State Park

Daily Parking Fee: $5

Attention Visitors: The waterfront at Watson Pond State Park  is unguarded until further notice.  Please check back for updates.

Watson Pond State Park is a beautiful 10 acre park in Taunton.  Operated seasonally, it offers swimming (unguarded) and picnicking.  Amenities include a 300’ beach, a picnic area, a bath house and a small pavilion.  Easy access from Rte. 495 makes it a popular park for families and groups.

Park Directions

From Boston: Take Rte 24 south, toward Brockton. Merge onto I-495 north to exit 9, Bay St.. Turn left on Bay Street. Park entrance will be approximately 1 mile further, on the right. From New Bedford: Take Rte 140 north to Rte 24 north to I-495 north to exit 9, Bay St. Turn left on Bay Street. Park entrance will be approximately 1 mile further, on the right.

From Providence/Attleboro: Take I-95 north to I-495 south to exit 9, Bay St. Bear right onto Bay St. Park entrance will be approximately 1 mile further, on the right.


Things to Know Before You Go

Hours: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
$5.00 parking fee
Season facility: Late May – Early September