MA State Park Campground Guidelines


General Rules

No Alcoholic beverages are allowed in any prohibited in all Massachusetts State Parks and Campgrounds.

Quiet hours are 10 PM to 7 AM and no unnecessary noise at any time.

Campfires are only allowed in designated fireplaces and cannot be left unattended. All fires must be put out by midnight.

Please keep your campsite clean. Don't wash dishes in the bathroom sink or at public faucets. Use dish washing stations where available. Never dispose of human food or pet food in the area around your campsite.

Children 16 years old and younger must wear a helmet when bicycling.

Two tents or one camping vehicle per camp site and a small tent per campsite.

Occupancy and Registration

Check in: 1 PM Check out: 11 AM

Campsites must be occupied and cannot be left for more than 12 hours. You must call the park if you are going to be arriving late for your reserved campsite. Not contacting the park about a late arrival may lead to your losing your reservation and campsite.

There is a 14 night stay limit between Memorial Day and Labor Day.


No more than two vehicles per campsite. Vehicles must not be parked off of designated areas (stay off roadsides and vegetation, do not block the flow of traffic).


Pets are prohibited from cabin camping, cabin sites, yurts, yurt sites, and Boston Harbor Islands campgrounds.

Proof of rabies vaccination is required upon registration at the campground. Pets are never to be left unattended.

Pets must be leashed, on a ten foot or less leash, at all times.

You must clean up after your pet and properly dispose of waste and pet food.


Bears may be present in some parks.

Don't bother the wildlife - approaching, feeding, teasing, or anything else to do with wild animals is not allowed!

Secure your food, cooking supplies, coolers, utensils, etc. in a safe place so that wildlife does not get into it.

Dispose of all your garbage in proper receptacles.