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Wompatuck State Park, MA

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Description

Located just a 35-minute drive from downtown Boston, Wompatuck State Park offers 260 wooded campsites (138 with electricity), 12 miles of paved bicycle trails, and many miles of wooded bridle paths, hiking trails and mountain bike trails. Fishing and canoeing (no motorized boats) are popular activities in the Aaron Reservoir. One of the most notable features of the Park is Mt. Blue Spring which is a popular source of fresh drinking water. Visitors can help themselves for free.

Nantasket Beach, Boston Harbor Islands and Plymouth Rock attractions are nearby.

IMPORTANT: MA State Parks prohibits the transportation of firewood into or out of MA State Park Campground facilities. Arriving customers must get their firewood at the campground. Firewood is available for $5.00 per bundle. Pricing may vary at campgrounds with camp stores. Transportation of firewood into or out of MA State Park Campground facilities may result in eviction, or substantial fine, or both.

Recreation:

Enjoy kayaking and canoing in Aaron Reservoir. No trailers or motors permitted.

Nearby Attractions:

Visit beautiful Nantasket Beach - a short drive to the Atlantic Ocean!

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Bicycling
  • Bicycling (Mountain)
  • Bicycling Paths
  • Bike Rentals
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating (Non-Motorized)
  • Comfort Station
  • Dump Station
  • Fishing
  • Fresh Water Spring
  • Hiking
  • Horse Trails
  • Hunting
  • Interpretive Programs
  • Nature Programs
  • Parking
  • Public Telephones
  • R.V. Dumping
  • R.V.Hookup
  • Ranger Station
  • Skiing (Cross Country)
  • Snowmobiling
Alerts and Important Information

Alcoholic beverages are prohibited in all Massachusetts State Parks and Campgrounds.

The reservation must be in the name of the primary occupant.

To insure fairness for all MA customers, any reservation with departure dates outside the 6-month Maximum Window cannot be changed or canceled until 18 days after the reservation was made.

If you choose to cancel or change your reservation, a $10.00 fee will be charged. The reservation transaction charge is non-refundable.

Cancellations made on the day of arrival must be made by contacting the campground and will result in the loss of the first night's camping use fee plus the $10.00 cancellation fee. Fees will be deducted from any refunds due or will be added to future reservations. Refunds of $5.00 or less cannot be processed. If you leave early, please check-out at the contact station.

If you are unable to arrive on your scheduled arrival date, you must call the campground. Failure to contact the park by 8 A.M. the morning following your scheduled arrival date may result in your campsite being reassigned to another camper and forfeiture of all fees paid.

Help this state forest, park or beach by donating to the Conservation Trust.

Learn more about our volunteer host camping program.


To ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all our campers:
  • Road E, site 9 and Road Z site 2 are equipped with raised grills and extended table tops for wheelchair access.
  • All Electrical sites have 20 amp service , no on-site water or sewer hookups. However, water is available for filling and use of dump station included with camping.
  • Friends of Wompatuck donations in the form of a check can be made to Friends of Wompatuck, c/o Treasurer, Union St. Hingham, MA 02043.
  • Respect the 14-day camping limit. To ensure that many campers enjoy our parks, campers and camping equipment are limited to 14 cumulative days occupancy in any one park between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Violators of the 14-day limit may be asked to leave the park.
  • Don't overcrowd your campsite. Please limit site occupancy to four people or one family (parents and children 17 or under). Please limit site equipment to two tents or one trailer or RV and one tent. Also, please no more than two vehicles per campsite.
  • Check-in time is 1:00 P.M.; Check-out time is 11:00 A.M.
  • Quiet hours are 10:00 P.M. to 7:00 A.M.
  • Pets are welcome in most campgrounds, but please keep them on a 10' leash at all times, clean up after them, never leave them unattended and prevent them from disturbing others. Also, you must bring proof of rabies vaccination when camping with your pet. Pets are prohibited from designated beach areas, Boston Harbor Islands, Camp Nihan and all yurt and cabins sites.
  • Massachusetts law requires that children age 16 and under wear a helmet when bicycling. The MA DCR encourages all cyclists to wear a helmet and to cycle safely.
  • Please so not fee wild animals.

Getting There:

From the South and Cape Cod:

Rte. 3 North to Exit 14 and the intersection with Rte. 228. Follow Rte. 228 North about 5 miles to Free Street on the right. Turn right onto Free Street one mile to the park entrance on the right. The camping area is 1.5 miles into the park on the right.

From the Norht and Boston:

Follow Rte. 3 South to Exit 14 and the intersection with Rte. 228. Follow Rte. 228 North about 5 miles to the intersection with Free Street on the right. Turn right onto Free Street and follow it one mile to the park entrance on the right. The camping area is 1.5 miles into the park on the right.

Campground Address:
Union Street
Hingham, MA
02043

Campground Phone Number:
781-749-7160

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

Wompatuck State Park
Union Street
HINGHAM MA 02043

Phone Number:

Information: (781)749-7160