Hopkinton State Park

Transit friendly
Dogs Allowed

Details of Hopkinton State Park

Overview of Hopkinton State Park

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

Hours for Hopkinton State Park

Sunday - Saturday:
8:00 am-7:00 pm

Swimming area (late May through Labor Day)

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

Parking at Hopkinton State Park

Daily parking fee charged May 14 - October 30

MA resident  $8

Non-MA resident  $30

Mobile payments accepted via the YODEL app  Parking in MA State Parks - YODEL FAQs

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

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Get a lifetime senior parking pass (MA residents)

Activities at Hopkinton State Park

  • Boat rentals

    Boating in Boston (see link to the right) provides seasonal boat rentals at Hopkinton Reservoir. Enjoy kayaking, paddle boarding, and much more.
  • Swimming

    Take a swim in the natural, spring-fed lake at one of the park’s beaches.
  • 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 at Hopkinton State Park

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

Facilities at Hopkinton State Park

Accessibility at Hopkinton State Park

Restrictions at Hopkinton State Park

  • No swimming at unsupervised beaches
  • No floatation devices 
  • Dogs must be on-leash in all areas
  • Dogs are not allowed in beach areas May 1st to September 15th

More info for Hopkinton State Park

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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