Get a Senior Parking Pass

Massachusetts residents aged 62 or older are eligible for a discounted lifetime parking pass. This pass covers the cost of parking at most state parks.

DCR Parking Passes

The Details of Get a Senior Parking Pass

What you need for Get a Senior Parking Pass

You will need the following:

1.)  A copy of your Massachusetts driver’s license showing Massachusetts residency and age 62+.


  • Government Issued ID (other than a MA driver's license) showing age 62+…AND…Proof of Massachusetts Residency (i.e., vehicle registration or utility bill)

2.) A contact phone number or email in case we need to reach you.

3.) Senior passes are not offered to out of state residents. This means your registration and license needs to be issued by the state of Massachusetts.

Senior Parking Passes cannot be purchased online or at the parks.

Fees for Get a Senior Parking Pass

Name Fee Unit
Senior Parking Pass $10 each

How to get Get a Senior Parking Pass

If you are eligible for a Senior Parking Pass, you can order it by mail.

Send your request for a Senior Parking Pass along with a check payable to "Commonwealth of Massachusetts" to the address below:

Department of Conservation and Recreation
251 Causeway Street
8th Floor
Boston, MA 02114 Attention: Senior Passes

It may take up to 4-7 weeks to receive your Senior Pass.

More info for Get a Senior Parking Pass

Some libraries allow you to borrow a Parking Pass free of charge. Contact your local library to find out more info.

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

Daily parking fees are waived for vehicles with a:

  • Handicapped license plate or placard
  • Purple Heart Recipient license plate
  • Disabled veteran license plate

Contact for Get a Senior Parking Pass

Main Office
251 Causeway Street, 8th Floor, Boston, MA 02114