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Get a parking pass for Massachusetts state parks

Love the outdoors? Buy a ParksPass to save money on parking at most Massachusetts state parks.
After you apply, your pass will be mailed within a week.

Department of Conservation and Recreation

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What you need for Get a parking pass for Massachusetts state parks

To apply, you'll need:

  • Driver's license

  • License plate number

  • Proof of residency

If you're a member of a car-sharing program, such as Zipcar, you can still buy a ParksPass. Have your membership card ready while ordering your pass in person or over the phone.

Seniors can buy a lifetime pass for $10.  Get a Senior ParksPass

Fees for Get a parking pass for Massachusetts state parks

Name Fee Unit
MA residents $60 each
Non-MA residents $120 each
Second car sticker $25 each

How to get Get a parking pass for Massachusetts state parks

Buy a ParksPass online through Reserve America. There is a $2.75 service fee, and you'll get your pass in the mail.

Passes will be mailed within 7 days.

Call Reserve America at (877) 422-6762 to buy a DCR ParksPass.

Passes will be mailed within 7 days.

You can buy a ParksPass at most parks and beaches that charge for parking.

  • Visit a contact station where parking fees are collected.
  • Bring a driver's license or proof of residency.

You can pay by cash or check at most facilities. 

More info about Get a parking pass for Massachusetts state parks

Some libraries and recreation centers allow you to borrow a ParksPass free of charge. Contact a participating facility to learn more.

The ParksPass is not valid for camping or at the following locations – Quabbin Reservoir, Squantum Point, North Point or Draw Seven Commuter lots.

Contact for Get a parking pass for Massachusetts state parks

Address
Main Office
251 Causeway Street, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114

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