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 of Cochituate State Park

Overview of Cochituate State Park

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

Hours for Cochituate State Park

Sunrise to sunset

Parking at Cochituate State Park

Daily parking fee charged Memorial Day weekend through October 31

MA resident  $8

Non-MA resident  $15

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

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Activities at Cochituate State Park

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 at Cochituate State Park

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

Facilities at Cochituate State Park

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

Accessibility at Cochituate State Park

  • Accessible beaches
    • Available beach wheelchairs
  • Accessible restrooms

Restrictions at Cochituate State Park

  • No jet skis
  • No alcohol
  • No diving off boats
  • No boating after dark unless posted
  • Dogs are not allowed on designated swimming areas of inland beaches from May 1 through September 15, unless otherwise posted. Guide to Dogs in DCR Parks

More info for Cochituate State Park

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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