Office of Fishing and Boating Access (FBA)

FBA provides boat and canoe access sites, shore fishing areas, and sport fishing piers at more than 290 locations on coastal waters, great ponds and rivers throughout Massachusetts.

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1 Rabbit Hill Rd., Westborough, MA 01581


8 a.m.– 4:30 p.m., M-F


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Who we serve

The Office of Fishing and Boating Access serves the public by providing and maintaining access to over 290 coastal and inland boat and canoe launch and fishing areas across the state.

News and Updates

  • Winthrop Harbor Boat Ramp, Shirley Street, Winthrop, MA: The boating access facility is now open for public use. Paving operations may temporarily close the ramp at times June 6th - June 11th.
    Mascuppic Lake, Dracut public boat access parking lot off Willowdale Avenue will be CLOSED for reconstruction beginning May 29th, 2019. Work is expected to take 2-3 weeks and the facility will re-open in late June. Please check back on our website for future updates.  
  • Agawam Mill Pond Boat Ramp Facility, Route 28 (Cranberry Highway), Wareham: Reconstruction of the boat ramp facility is ongoing and is anticipated to be completed prior to June 30, 2019. Use of the boating access facility during construction is prohibited. Please check back for the re-opening date.
  • Lake Singletary Boat Ramp, West Main Street, Millbury, MA: The boat ramp is now open for public use.
  • 2019 Special Use Permits will be available online on Monday October 1, 2018. Please note the updates to canoe and kayak events for 2019.


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