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  • Amusement parks

    Hang on to your hat. Massachusetts theme parks are perfect for a day out with the family, whether you want a high-speed ride or a low-speed family farm experience, visit a Massachusetts amusement park today.
  • Bicycling

    Leave the rat race behind and stop and smell the roses from your bicycle or motorcycle. Here you'll find maps for some of the more popular Massachusetts bike paths and mountain bike trails. Plus tips on bicycle and motorcycle safety, bicycle laws, and which methods of public transportation allow bikes on board.
  • Horseback riding

    Horseback riding in Massachusetts is a wonderful experience as it offers some of the most beautiful landscapes in the country for riding. Check here for locations throughout the Bay State.
  • Golfing

    No matter where you plan to hit the links you'll be surprised not only by the sheer number of courses available in every region, but also by the distinctive layouts, challenging holes, and well-kept fairways and greens.
  • Hunting and trapping

    Hunting is permitted in most state forests and parks. Hunting seasons are established by the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife and licenses are required. Find out how to purchase your hunting license online!

  • Nature and farms

    Enjoy a change of pace at one of Massachusetts' local farms where you and your family can explore a real working farm. Or visit a nature center and hike, bike, walk, run, horseback ride, or ski a nature trail at one of the region's many state parks.
  • Recreational licenses, permits, and registrations

    Two new online registration systems make it easier than ever to obtain hunting, fishing, and sporting licenses and renew or duplicate your motorboat, snowmobile, or recreation vehicle registration.
  • Tennis

    Tennis anyone? Check here for greater Boston area tennis court locations.  Courts are open from dawn to dusk. Lighted courts are open until 10:00 p.m.
  • Trips for adventure

    If you're the adventure-seeking type, you'll feel right at home in Massachusetts. Just embrace your wild side and discover a world of fun.
  • Water sports

    Whether you enjoy rafting, kayaking, sailing, swimming, boating, or fishing, Massachusetts' unique location means all the water sports you love are available all summer long.
  • Wildlife watching information

    Explore the wild side of the Bay State at 67 sites across the state representing some of the finest wildlife viewing opportunities in a variety of habitats.
  • Winter activities

    When it's cold out, Massachusetts is just heating up! Kick start your outdoor adventures with skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, ice skating, and more. For indoor fun, try out a seated ice skating sled or indoor skating rink.
  • Hiking, running, and walking

    Whether you prefer walking and hiking the hills and byways or running past quiet twisting streams at lightning speed, each of the many trails and paths in Massachusetts offers distinct sights, flora, fauna, and terrain. Find good spots here.
  • Parks and camping

    The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has a valuable legacy of parks and park systems, many of them designed by the great landscape architect, Frederick Law Olmsted. This combination of natural and man-made areas give the Commonwealth an exceptional range of recreational opportunities.
  • Find an outdoor activity

    Wondering where to go to feel the spray of the ocean or kayak down some river rapids or even zip line down a mountain peak. What about grabbing your roller blades, your long board, or your touring bike and riding along the Charles River? This is a great season in Massachusetts to explore all of our great state parks, farms and farmer’s markets. Check out our new Great Outdoors blog!