Department of Conservation & Recreation (DCR)

DCR manages state parks and oversees more than 450,000 acres throughout Massachusetts. It protects, promotes, and enhances the state’s natural, cultural, and recreational resources.

Contact Us

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Address

Main Office
251 Causeway Street, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114

Phone

Main Office (617) 626-1250

Open M-F 9am-5pm

Who we serve

The health and happiness of people across Massachusetts depends on the accessibility and quality of our natural resources, recreational facilities, and great historic landscapes. DCR continues to improve the vital connection between people and the environment.

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Upcoming Events from Department of Conservation & Recreation

  • National Trails Day 

    Saturday, June 1, 2019
    8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    Join DCR and REI for volunteer projects in our parks
Image credits:  Hiking-Blue Hills/George Headley
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