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
Handicapped Accessible
Dogs Allowed

The 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

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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