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The eastern barrier beach extends seven miles from Wasque Point past the Cape Poge Lighthouse to Cape Poge Gut.Hiking of moderate difficulty can be done on 14 miles of trails for walkers and over-sand vehicles.Explore the area on a quarter-mile walkway above and through the chasm, and a half-mile wooded walking trail. There are picnic grounds, a beach for swimming, and bathrooms.The Midstate Trail, a hiking trail through the center of Massachusetts, runs through the park.The part of the reservation from downtown Boston is the Charles River Basin, which includes the Esplanade on the Boston side.The esplanade is the location of the July Fourth concert. Thirty-four islands are located an easy ferry ride from downtown Boston comprise the Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area.The Upper Charles River section begins at Watertown Square and extends to Riverdale Park in West Roxbury. Seasonal parking is closer to the property than year-round parking. Great for day trips, although camping is allowed on four islands (reservations are required).Map of Charles River Basin (PDF)Carriage roads and foot trails of moderate difficulty pass around and through groves of holly on this peninsula owned and managed by the Trustees of Reservations. Two islands have great swimming beaches; one is lifeguarded.
Van transportation is offered for tour participants directly from the Chappaquiddick side of the ferry landing. Recreational activities including two swimming beaches (staffed by life guards May through Labor Day), stocked fishing, a group picnic site and a dozen shaded, picnic areas with picnic tables and charcoal grills, on a first-come, first-served basis. Snowmobiles are allowed when snow cover is at least four inches deep. Gardner State Park is located in the rolling Berkshire foothills along a scenic section of the Westfield River East Branch.The day use area is near the entrance to the forest and contains a wading pool, picnic sites, open fields, and restrooms. Activities at the park include water sports -- swimming, boating, paddling, fishing -- on Wallum Lake.Be aware of hunters, dog sleds, horses, mountain bikers, and snowmobiles in season. There is a boat ramp and parking for boat trailers.Walk in, bike in or park your car and start your journey. Jump into a canoe or kayak for a lazy glide down scenic rivers.
Stop and view the amazing array of wildlife in special management and observation areas.Massachusetts state and local parks are home to a huge range of activities, as different as salt-water fishing at the Cape Cod National Seashore to the hiking to summits with vast vistas into Vermont, New Hampshire, and New York from the mountainous parks of the Berkshires region.