Ashland State Park

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Ashland State Park

Massachusetts

(508) 435-4303

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Things To Do

Overview

Ashland State Park has 470 acres including the 157 acre Ashland Reservoir. The park is operated seasonally and provides opportunities for swimming, picnicking, boating, fishing, bicycling and hiking. Beach improvements at the park include facilities for wheelchair access to the boathouse and by ramp into the pond.

NOTE: Ashland State Park is unstaffed for the 2010 season. Please visit the nearby Hopkinton State Park, Cochituate State Park, or Douglas State Forest.

Map of Ashland (MA)

Latitude, Longitude: 42.238331, -71.468525

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Activities

  • Boating

    All types of boats and canoes are permitted on the Ashland Reservoir; a gravel boat ramp is accessible from the Spring Street parking area.

  • Bicycling

    Please contact park services for more information.

  • Fishing

    Fishing is permitted in the reservoir.

  • Hiking

    A hiking trail circles the reservoir.

  • Picnicking

    A picnic area with restrooms is at the shore of the reservoir.

  • Water Sports

    Enjoy boating, canoeing, and swimming!

  • Winter Sports

    Cross-country skiing is available on the trail encircling the reservoir.

Seasonality/Weather

The park is operated seasonally, but is unstaffed for the 2010 season.

Directions

Driving

Ashland State Park is located west of Boston in eastern Massachusetts. From North or South: Rte. 495 to "Main Street" Hopkinton exit, continue east on Main Street. Before Hopkinton Center Rt. 135 comes in on the left, follow Rt. 135 east approx. 3 miles to park Entrance is on the right.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(508) 435-4303

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