Located just 20 miles north of Boston and with over 3,000 acres of hardwood, hemlock and white pine forest, this 91-site campground is a treasure! Recreational opportunities include hiking, mountain biking, fishing, canoeing, hunting, horseback riding and picnicking.
Hunting is permitted at Loraine Campground at Harold Parker State Forest, for more information please click here.
Dumping station is available for campers only.
Address to the campground is: 133 Jenkins Road Andover MA. 01810
Please read the important information below, prior to making a reservation.RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. NO WALK-IN CAMPING ALLOWED.
Alcoholic beverages are prohibited in all Massachusetts state parks and campgrounds.
No Visitors, Registered Campers Only.
Campsite Fees at Loraine Campground at Harold Parker State Forest $17 for MA resident / $54 for non-resident / PLUS $6 for sites with electricity. THERE IS A $4.50 NON-REFUNDABLE TRANSACTION CHARGE FOR EACH RESERVATION MADE.
Massachusetts prohibits the transportation of firewood into or out of any DCR campground. Firewood must be purchased at the campground. Transportation of firewood or other wood products, may result in eviction. PLEASE NOTE THAT FIREWOOD SALES ARE BY CREDIT CARD ONLY. EFFECTIVE 2021, THE COST IS $7 PER BUNDLE.
Check-in time is 1:00 to 9:00 pm; check out by 11:00 am. Quiet hours are 10:00 pm to 7:00 am. The use of generators is not permitted during quiet hours except for the purpose of operating a medical device.
Reservation and Occupancy:
Campers and/or 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 have their reservation cancelled and be asked to leave the park.
Reservations must be in the name of the primary occupant, who is at least 18 years of age. A photo ID is required at check-in and must match the name on the reservation. Campsite occupancy is limited to four adults, or two adults and the children in their care. Campsites are limited to two tents, or one tent and one trailer or RV, and two vehicles maximum (including tow trailers) per site.
Reservations with departure dates outside the 4-month maximum window cannot be changed or cancelled until 18 days after the reservation was made. Cancellations and changes will incur a $10 fee. Day of arrival cancellations require a phone call to the campground and will result in the loss of the first night's camping fee, plus the $10 cancellation fee. Reserved campsites will be held until 8:00 am on the day after your scheduled arrival date. If we are not contacted, your reservation will be no-showed resulting in no refund.
Camping with Pets:
Pets are permitted at most campgrounds and there is a limit of four pets per campsite. A current rabies certificate must be presented at check-in. Pets must be leashed at all times and cannot be left unattended. Pets are not permitted in state buildings or when camping in a yurt or cabin.