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Get a Senior ParksPass

If you're aged 62 or older, you're eligible for a discounted lifetime parking pass. This pass covers the cost of parking at most state parks.

Department of Conservation and Recreation

The Details

What you need

Before you apply, it's best to have the following:

  • Driver's license

  • Proof of residency


Name Fee Unit
Senior ParksPass $10 each

How to get

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

  • Visit a contact station when parking fees are being collected.
  • Bring proof of age and residency, such as a driver's license.

You can pay by cash or check at most facilities. 

If you’re eligible for a Senior ParksPass, you can order it by mail.

Send a request for a Senior Parks Pass to one of our Regional offices:

Central Regional Office
355 West Boylston Street, Route 110
Clinton, MA 01510
Attention: Senior Pass

South Regional Office
194 Cranberry Road
P.O. Box 66
South Carver, MA 02366
Attention: Senior Pass

North Regional Office
25 Shattuck Street
Lowell, MA 01852
Attention: Senior Pass

West Regional Office
740 South Street, P.O. Box 1433
Pittsfield, MA 01202
Attention: Senior Pass


  • A copy of your Massachusetts driver’s license or other official proof of state residency and age.
  • A check for $10 made out to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. 

More info

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

The Senior ParksPass is not valid at Quabbin Reservoir.


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


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