Cochituate State Park

Address

Park Entrance
43 Commonwealth Road, Natick, MA 01760
Park Headquarters
93 Commonwealth Rd. , Wayland, MA 01778

Phone

Park Headquarters (508) 653-9641
Accessible
Dogs Allowed

Details

Overview

Cochituate State Park's main feature is Lake Cochituate, which is made up of three linked ponds.

Hours

Sunrise to sunset

Parking

Daily parking fees:

MA residents $8
Non-MA residents $15

 

Activities

Pond

Boating

All 3 lakes are accessible by boat, but head down to South Lake for waterskiing or tubing.
A person hiking.

Hiking

Follow the Snake Brook Trail for a mild 1.5 mile Heart Healthy walk.

All Activities

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

Facilities

  • Boat ramp
  • Boat rentals
  • Grilling
  • Picnic areas
  • Restrooms

Services

  • Boating
  • Canoeing & kayaking
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking & walking
  • Picnicking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Windsurfing

Accessibility

  • Accessible beaches
    • Available beach wheelchairs
  • Accessible restrooms

Restrictions

  • No jet skis
  • No alcohol
  • No diving off boats
  • No boating after dark unless posted

More info

Speed Limits and Regulations

Middle Lake and Boat Ramp

  • Speed limit is 22 mph on Middle Lake
  • Speed limit is 5 mph within 150 feet of ramp, channels, tunnels, piers or moorings
  • No motorboat operation within 150 feet of swimming areas.
  • No towing of a person(s) in the water or on any apparatus on Middle Lake.

North Lake

  • Speed limit on North Lake is 5 mph on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays
  • Speed limit is 22mph on weekdays
  • Speed limit is 5mph within 150 feet of ramp, channels, tunnels, piers, or moorings
  • No towing of a person(s) in the water or on any apparatus on North Lake.

South Lake

  • Speed limit on is 22 mph on South Lake
  • Speed limit is 5 mph within 150 feet of ramp, channels, tunnels, or moorings
  • Speed limit is 42 mph while actively waterskiing and tubing.

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