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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Address

1 Rabbit Hill Rd., Westborough, MA 01581

Phone

8 a.m.– 4:30 p.m., M-F

Online

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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

  • Lake Singletary Boat Ramp, West Main Street, Millbury, MA: Reconstruction of the boat ramp will be performed during the months of January through May 2019. The use of the boat ramp will be prohibited during this time period. Please check back for the re-opening date.
  • Winthrop Harbor Boat Ramp, Shirley Street, Winthrop, MA: Reconstruction of the boat ramp will be performed during the months of January through June 2019. The use of the boat ramp will be prohibited during this time period. Please check back for the re-opening date. 
  • 2019 Special Use Permits will be available online on Monday October 1, 2018. Please note the updates to canoe and kayak events for 2019.
  • The Lanes Cove Ramp located at the end of Andrews Street, Gloucester, MA will remain open during the reconstruction of the North Wall. The parking area may be reduced at times until the anticipated completion date of November 30, 2018.

 

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