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.

Contact

Department of Conservation and Recreation

Phone
Main Office (617) 626-1250

Open M-F 9am-5pm

The Details

What you need

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

  • Driver's license

  • License plate number

  • Proof of residency

Fees

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 ParksPass to:

DCR MassParks
ATTN: Senior ParksPass Coordinator
251 Causeway St.
Boston, MA 02114

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

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.

Contact

Address
Main Office
251 Causeway Street, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114
Phone
Main Office (617) 626-1250

Open M-F 9am-5pm

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