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Albert F. Norris Reservation

      Norwell
Dover Street. Trails sheltered by evergreens offer a quiet place to walk and cross-country ski.
Bare Cove Park

      Hingham
Beal Street. 469 acres along Weymouth Back River with over three miles of paved roadways and wooded paths. Hiking, bicycling, boating, horseback riding, ice skating, nature observing, picnicking, walking and jogging.
Blue Hills Reservation
(617) 698-1802
      Milton
A natural recreational oasis offering canoeing, fishing, golfing, picnicking, bicycling, horseback riding and more. Home to Blue Hill Meteorological Observatory and Trailside Museum. www.state.ma.us/mdc/blue.htm.


Caddy Park
(617) 376-1251
      Quincy
Quincy Shore Drive. Playground, walking, jogging, scenic views along the beach.
Ellisville Harbor State Park
(508) 866-2580
      Plymouth
Beautifully scenic spot featuring small fishing boats, barrier beach, salt marsh, sphagnum bog, forested upland and open meadow. Walking, beach combing and sightseeing. In fall or winter harbor seals can often be seen.
Fort Revere Park
(617) 727-4468
      Hull
Eight-acre historic site rich in natural and cultural history. Contains remnants of two fortifications, water tower with observation deck offering spectacular views of Boston Harbor, its islands and lighthouses, museum and picnic facilities. Farina Road.


Freedom Park
(617) 376-1251
      Quincy
Burgin Parkway in Quincy Center. Passive recreation park with walkway and benches.
George's Island, Boston Harbor Isle State Park
(781) 740-1605
      Hingham
Picnic grounds, snack bar, open fields, paved walkways, parade ground and gravel beach. Guided tours of historic Fort Warren. George’s Island ferries depart from Hingham Shipyard and Hull.
Great Brewster Park
(781) 383-0273
      Cohasset
Entrance to walking trail behind town hall. Used for picnicking, fairs, band concerts, and passive recreation.


Great Esker Park
(781) 337-4742
      Weymouth
Elva Road. Park runs for 1.5 miles along the Weymouth Back River and contains the last remaining eskers in the U.S.
Grossman Park
(617) 376-1251
      Wollaston
Fenno Street and Quincy Shore Drive. Scenic nature trails with commemorative plaques.
Herring Run Park

      Pembroke
Route 14. Scenic example of old-time herring run. Fish usually run from mid-April to mid-May. Great picnic spot.
Holmes Reservation
(781) 821-2977
      Plymouth
Route 3A. Panoramic view of Plymouth Bay. Remains much as it was in 1620, when the Pilgrims arrived.
Merrymount Park
(617) 376-1251
      Wollaston
Hancock Street and Merrymount Parkway. Largest and most utilized park. Playground, basketball and tennis courts, fields, boating and sailing, picnicking, horseshoes and scenic views.
More Brewer Park
(781) 740-7233
      Hingham
Hobart Street. Bicycling, cross country skiing, hiking, horseback riding, ice skating, picnicking, walking and jogging.
Myles Standish State Forrest
(508) 866-2526
      Plymouth
Long Pond Road. Five miles of paved trails on 14,000 acres of forest. Numerous swimming ponds, picnic areas and campsites.
North Hill Marsh
(781) 837-9400
      Duxbury
Mayflower Street. The Audubon Society’s 129-acre sanctuary includes forest, bike trails and 90-acre pond.
Pilgrim Memorial State Park
(508) 866-2580
      Plymouth
Plymouth Harbor. Park offers scenic views of  harbor and the Mayflower II, a replica of the ship that brought the Pilgrims.
Turkey Hill Recreational Area
(781) 821-2977
      Cohasset
Entry off Route 3A in Cohasset or from Turkey Hill Lane in Hingham. Biking and walking trails.
Webb Memorial State Park
(781) 740-1605
      Weymouth
Neck Street. On Boston Harbor near Boston Harbor Islands. Park offers fishing, picnicking and walking trails.
Wheelwright Park
(781) 383-0273
      Cohasset
North Main Street. Biking and walking trails.
Whitney and Thayer Woods
(781) 821-2977
      Cohasset
Route 3A near Sohier Street. Biking and walking trails.
Wompatuck State Park
(781) 749-7160
      Hingham
Follow signs from Route 228. Park offers 250 wooded campsites (140 with electricity), 12 miles of paved bicycle trails and miles of wooded mountain bike, bridle paths and hiking trails. Fishing and boat ramp for car-top boats. Bicycles and bike trailers available for rent in summer.
World's End Reservation
(781) 821-2977
      Hingham
Martins Lane. Surrounded by Ocean, World’s End offers bicycling, cross-country skiing, hiking, nature observing, walking and jogging.


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