Rte.85, Hopkinton, 508 435-4303
268 Cedar Street, Hopkinton, MA 01748
Headquarters and mailing address:
71 Cedar Street, Hopkinton, MA 01748
Hopkinton State Park is located in the towns of Hopkinton and Ashland and includes the picturesque Hopkinton Reservoir. The park offers a variety of year round recreational activities including 2 life guarded swimming beaches, stocked fishing, 1 reservable group picnic site (see Split Rock below), 12 tree shaded, first come first served, picnic areas (300 picnic tables and 165 charcoal cooking grills), 10 miles of marked trails, open field space and a concrete boat launching ramp for non-motorized watercraft. Outdoor Recreation of Hopkinton Inc. provides seasonal boat rentals (508) 435-3965. Environmental Educational programming is offered during the summer. Public restrooms are available during the spring, summer and fall months.
The swimming areas are supervised by DCR lifeguards from late May through Labor Day, 11AM-6PM. The Main Area waterfront has a handicapped accessible ramp which leads to the sandy beach. All park visitors must follow the directions of the lifeguard staff at all times. Pets are not permitted on the beaches.
Things to know before you go...
Park hours are 8:00AM until 8:00PM during the summer months. During the rest of the year, parking lots and grounds are open 8:00AM until sunset. Times are posted at Main Entrance and all information kiosks.
Auto parking is $5, Parks Pass is $35 in-state/$45 out of state
Pets on leash are welcome.
Please no: Alcohol,Ground fires and wood fires (cooking fires of charcoal or propane are allowed in designated areas only), Swimming at unsupervised beaches, Littering, Gasoline powered watercraft on Hopkinton Reservoir, Motorized vehicles on trails, Floatation devices, Hunting and trapping
Trail system is multi-use. Hikers, mountain bikers, equestrians, cross country skiers are welcome. Snowmobiles are permitted when snow cover is a minimum of 4” in depth.
Hopkinton State Park is located in the greater Boston area.
Rte.I-495 (north or south) to exit 21A, Main Street Hopkinton. Travel on Main Street until the third traffic light located at the heart of downtown Hopkinton. Turn left, traveling North on Route 85. Proceed approximately 2 miles to the Hopkinton State Park entrance on the right (do not enter the Field Office on the left).