• 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.

  • Swimming Areas

    The Massachusetts Forests and Parks system offers several ocean beaches that span the Atlantic coastline, including Salisbury Beach, Dorchester Shores, Nantasket Beach, Hull, Horseneck Beach, Westport and more. Other water-based retreats include fresh water swimming areas and swimming pools. If getting wet isn’t appealing, there are dozens of additional coastline properties to explore and feel the cooling Atlantic Ocean breezes as well as many magnificent inland lakes, ponds, rivers and streams.
    For information regarding water quality at DCR beaches, call the DCR

  • Massachusetts Forest and Parks Trails

  • Wildlife Sanctuaries

  • Historic Sites

  • Visit a State Farm

  • Playgrounds

    Playgrounds in the Greater Boston area.
  • Skating

    Ice skating is a great winter activity for people of all ages and abilities. Many ice skating rinks have skate rentals and snack concessions. Hours are subject to change.
  • Massachusetts Wineries

    Massachusetts' wineries present you with a wide variety of wines to complement a delicious spectrum of native foods.