Quincy Shores Reservation

Address
Quincy Shore Drive, Quincy, MA 02170
Transit friendly
Historic site

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Overview

The 2.3-mile beach at Quincy Shore Reservation is popular for its jogging & biking trail. Additionally, Caddy Park on the beach's southern end has more than 15 acres of fields and marsh, as well as a play area, lookout tower, and picnic tables. To the north is Moswetuset Hummock, a National Historic Site, which was in the 1600's a summer campsite for the Massachusett tribe. It's now a mix of woodland trails and marshland.

Hours

Dawn to dusk

Parking

Free on-site parking is available.

Activities

Person hiking through the woods.

Moswetuset Hummock

A short loop trail offers views of Quincy Bay and Squantum Marsh.

All Activities

  • Biking
  • Canoeing and kayaking
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Swimming
  • Educational programs

Facilities

  • Bathhouse 
  • Boat ramp (car top)
  • Picnic areas
  • Playgrounds
  • Restrooms
  • Weddings

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