Hopkinton State Park

Address
164 Cedar St., Hopkinton, MA 01748
Transit friendly
Handicapped Accessible
Dogs Allowed

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Overview

Hopkinton State Park includes a little bit of everything: 1,500 acres of forest crisscrossed by hiking trails, 2 guarded beaches, stocked fishing, first-come-first-served picnic areas, and a reservable group picnic site.

Hours

Summer hours

Sunday - Saturday: 8:00 am-8:00 pm

Off-season

8 a.m. to sunset

Swimming area (late May through Labor Day)

Sunday - Saturday: 11:00 am-6:00 pm

Parking

Daily parking fees

MA resident $8
Non-MA resident $15

 

Activities

Woman and man canoeing through tame waters

Boat rentals

Boating in Boston (see link to the right) provides seasonal boat rentals at Hopkinton Reservoir. Enjoy kayaking, paddle boarding, and much more.
Two boys playing and laughing together in a pool

Swimming

Take a swim in the natural, spring-fed lake at one of the park’s life-guarded beaches.
Picnic basket

PIcnicking

Hopkinton State Park is a great place to bring the family or office for a day out. The park includes 300 picnic spots, 1 reservable group picnic site, and over 100 grills.

All Activities

  • Boating (non-motorized)
  • Sailing
  • Canoeing and kayaking
  • Swimming
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Mountain biking
  • Snowmobiling

Facilities

  • Boathouse
  • Boat ramp (car top)
  • Grills
  • Pavilion 
  • Picnic areas
  • Restrooms

Accessibility

  • Canoeing & kayaking
  • Fishing
  • Swimming
    • Beach wheelchairs
  • Restrooms

Restrictions

  • Swimming at unsupervised beaches
  • Floatation devices 

More info

On busy days, the park may temporarily close if parking reaches capacity. The park will reopen once enough parking is available.

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