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  • MassParks recreational activity search

    *** New DCR Search Engine ***

    Check out the MassParks recreational activity search engine which can help you find state parks that offers your favorite activities and amenities.

    Activity Search Engine

    Our parks offer a wonderful variety of special events, nature activities and educational programs for people of all ages and abilities all year long! Please use our new calendar search tool to find programs and events in MassParks across the state.

  • Dogs in MassParks

    Dogs and their owners are welcome in DCR’s parks, and we encourage all dog owners and their dogs to be respectful of other park users and neighbors. Join us in the stewardship of our parks by being a responsible dog owner and park partner.

Things To Do at DCR Parks

There are facilities for swimming , camping , hiking , walking and bike riding at DCR's Parks — but they also offer fishing , canoeing , horseback riding , sailing , wind surfing, rock climbing , skiing , golfing , and other recreational activities. There are opportunities for picnics , outdoor performances, areas to rent for company or family gatherings, historic sites , skating rinks , playgrounds , athletic fields , interpretive programs and much more.

Explore DCR's Parks!