The Office of Fishing and Boating Access(FBA)provides boat and canoe access sites, shore fishing areas, and sport fishing piers at more than 275 locations on coastal waters, great ponds and rivers throughout Massachusetts.
The Department of Fish & Game, in conjunction with the Public Access Board, acquires property and easements for the purpose of providing access; and, through the FBA, designs, constructs, manages, and improves facilities statewide.
- Boat Ramps and Fishing Piers
These sites are mostly boat launch areas, boat ramps or designated fishing areas or piers that have been designed and built by the Office of Fishing and Boating Access.
- OFBA Events and Permits
Special Use Permits, boat ramps commonly used for fishing tournaments, parking information, and an updated list of scheduled events.
- OFBA Rules and Regulations
Rules and regulations pertaining to the use of OFBA boat ramps as well as links to fishing regulations and boating safety.
- Boat, RV, and Snowmobile Registration Bureau
The Boat, Recreation Vehicle, and Snowmobile Registration Bureau is responsible for registering motorboats, snowmobiles, and recreational vehicles in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. By clicking this link you are leaving the Office of Fishing & Boating Access for a separate agency page within Mass.gov