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Located just 35 minutes from downtown Boston, this 260-site (half with electricity), campground boasts a network of trails - biking, hiking and some of the best mountain bicycling in the state. Enjoy fishing and canoeing in the reservoir and ocean swimming at nearby Nantasket Beach.

Natural Features

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. The park is named for an Indian chief the local colonists knew as Josiah Wompatuck. In 1665, Chief Wompatuck deeded the park and the surrounding land to the English settlers. During WWII the park was used as an ammunition depot by the US military.

Wompatuck State Park offers 12 miles of paved bicycle trails, and many miles of wooded bridle paths and hiking trails. This is also a geocaching park as one can find up to 30 geocaches within park boundaries. Fishing is allowed in the Cohasset Reservoir. A boat ramp is provided for car-top boats, but no boat trailers, please.
This beautiful forested campground offers 260 spacious campsites, flush toilets and showers. Each campsite is furnished with a picnic table, pedestal grill and a fire ring. With 125 sites with electric hookups and a dumping station, this is a very popular facility with trailer campers.
Nearby Attractions
While in the area, be sure to visit other nearby DCR properties: Boston Harbor Islands, Blue Hills State Reservation, Nantasket Beach, Myles Standish State Forest and historic Pilgrim Memorial State Park. For more information: click here

Specific to this facility:


Great news! We have upgraded all existing electric sites to 20/30/50 amps. There are no on-site water or sewer hookups. However, water is available for filling; spigots are located throughout the park and use of the dump station is included with camping.

Please read the important information below, prior to making a reservation.

Alcoholic beverages are prohibited in all Massachusetts state parks and campgrounds.

Wompatuck State Park $17 for MA resident / $54 for non-resident; PLUS $6 electric hookups (if applicable). 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.


Friends of Wompatuck donations in the form of a check can be made to Friends of Wompatuck, c/o Treasurer, 204 Union St. Hingham, MA 02043.

Wompatuck State Park camping trips are easy to plan with ReserveAmerica. Wompatuck State Park campground reservations can be made online. Click one of the links below to see available campsites at Wompatuck State Park or day pass availability.