Get a Senior ParksPass

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.

Department of Conservation and Recreation

The Details of Get a Senior ParksPass

What you need for Get a Senior ParksPass

You will need the following:

  • Proof of age, 62 or older (one of the following)

    • Driver's license, passport, other government identification, or birth certificate

  • Proof of Massachusetts residency (one of the following)

    • Driver's license, passport, or other government-issued identification with address

    • Bills, lease, official government documents or other official documents with address

Senior parkspasses cannot be purchased online.

Fees for Get a Senior ParksPass

Name Fee Unit
Senior ParksPass $10 each

How to get Get a Senior ParksPass

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

View full list of parks 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

Include:

  • 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 about Get a Senior ParksPass

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.

Daily parking fees are waived for vehicles with a:

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

Contact for Get a Senior ParksPass

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

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