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The following facilities across the state were built by the Office of Fishing and Boating Access to provide accessible fishing for people with disabilities. These handicapped-accessible fishing spots are listed by MassWildlife District and by town.

 

 

 

Handicapped-Accessible Fishing Spots

 

Town

Waterbody

Location

Facility Type *

Pittsfield

Onota Lake

Burbank Park

Fishing Pier

Cheshire

Cheshire Lake

Farnham Road

Fishing Platform

Holland

Hamilton Reservoir

Leno Road

Fishing Pier

Ludlow

Springfield Reservoir

Route 21

Fishing Pier

Orange

Lake Rohunta

Eagleville Rd

Fishing Platform

Southwick

Congamond Lakes

Grove St

Fishing Pier

Ware

Ware River

Church St

Fishing Platform

Sturbridge

Long Pond

Champeaux Rd

Fishing Platform

Haverhill

Lake Pentucket

Stanley Drive

Fishing Platform

North Reading

Ipswich River

Central Street

Shorefishing Area

Townsend

Squannacook River

Old Meetinghouse Rd

Shorefishing Area

Weymouth

Whitmans Pond

Middle Street

Fishing Platform

Wilmington

Silver Lake

Grove Avenue

Fishing Pier

Brewster

Schoolhouse Pond

Route 6A

Fishing Platform

Plymouth

Long Pond

Clark Road

Shorefishing Area

Wareham**

Wareham River

Route 6

Fishing Pier

Yarmouth**

Bass River

South Street

Fishing Pier

Yarmouth**

Parker River

Route 28

Fishing Pier

*FACILITY TYPE:

Shore Fishing Area: Minimally improved property providing shore fishing access on fresh or salt water.

Fishing Pier: Pier over the water providing fishing area for recreational anglers - barrier free.

Fishing Platform: Platform built on a bank or shore but does not extend over the water.

**Coastal (Saltwater) Access is managed by the Division of Marine Fisheries