Visit our state’s wonderful parks

Massachusetts’s best parks

Massachusetts has some incredible opportunities for outdoor fun at our amazing, affordable state parks. Get out and go hiking, or pack a picnic and have a relaxing summer afternoon. Here are our top three picks for the best parks in Massachusetts.

Bash Bish Falls State Park

With the tallest waterfall in the state, Bash Bish Falls State Park is a true gem. This beautiful park is also adjacent to the large Mount Washington State Forest, which has 30 miles of hiking trails and wilderness campsites.

Mohawk Trail State Forest

This 6,000-acre forest follows the Mohawk trail to the river, where you can go hiking, fishing, camping, and take in the amazing woodland scenery.

Cape Cod National Seashore

This park covers the shoreline and interior of Cape Cod, and offers a little bit of everything, including visitor’s centers, hiking and walking paths, beaches, historic lighthouses, and cranberry bogs. 

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