• 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.

  • Visit Massachusetts State Parks

    Beaches, wooded parks, parkways, and reservoirs - All of these places make up the Massachusetts State Parks. You can find a place to go in all regions of the Commonwealth from Pittsfield to Boston and Gloucester to Provincetown. Each one offers activities and amenities.

    Enjoy all that Massachusetts has to offer in its numerous State Parks!
    Find a park by region

  • Camping

    Advanced reservations are available for 29 state forests and park campgrounds.

    Reservations may be made as early as six months prior to the date of arrival, and as late as one day prior to arrival. Customers may make camping reservations for up to 4 stays at one time; however, reservations are limited to 14 cumulative days in any one park between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

    There is a 2 day minimum on most reservations.