Ashland State Park


156 West Union St, Ashland, MA 01721


Off-season (508) 435-4303

DCR Water Quality Hotline

Transit friendly
Dogs Allowed

Details of Ashland State Park

Overview of Ashland State Park

Ashland State Park has 470 acres including a 157 acre reservoir. The park operates seasonally and offers hiking, biking, boating, swimming, and fishing.

Hours for Ashland State Park

Dawn to dusk

No vehicle access or restroom facilities between Labor Day and Memorial Day

Parking at Ashland State Park

Daily parking fees May 14 Day to Labor Day

MA resident  $8

Non-MA resident  $30

Resident and non resident status is determined by the vehicle license plate

Get a parking pass for Massachusetts state parks

Get a lifetime senior parking pass

Activities at Ashland State Park

Person hiking off the beaten path.

Hiking & walking

Enjoy the reservoir hiking trail, that loops around the entire lake.
Open view of a lake

Ashland Reservoir

The reservoir provides opportunities for swimming, boating, and fishing.

All Activities at Ashland State Park

  • Hiking
  • Biking
  • Mountain biking
  • Boating (motorized)
  • Boating (non-motorized)
  • Canoeing and kayaking
  • Fishing
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Swimming

Facilities at Ashland State Park

  • Boat ramp
  • Picnic areas
  • Restrooms
  • Grilling

Accessibility at Ashland State Park

Restrictions at Ashland State Park

Power boating is allowed, with a 12 MPG speed limit.

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