Ponds & lakes of Boston are great for swimming and family summer funEnjoy fresh water swimming, boating, sailing programs, fishing , canoeing, kayaking and all day fun in and around Boston. Spring fed kettle ponds, lakes, and parks offer sandy beaches, some with concession stands, visitor’s centers, restrooms, telephones, first-aid stations and ramps to the water for disabled guests. The best part may be the nearby family friendly lodgings and dog friendly accommodations that welcome your favorite family friend.
162 West Union Street Ashland, MA, 01721 Phone: 508 881-4092
Daily parking fee: $8 for Massachusetts vehicle; $10 for out-of-state vehicle.
Between Route 3 and Mystic Valley Parkway Winchester, MA, 01890 Phone: 617-727-5380
43 Commonwealth Road Natick, MA Phone: 508-653-9641
Day-use park for water sports
Daily parking fee: $8 for Massachusetts vehicle; $10 for out-of-state vehicle
See full description of Cochituate State Park
840 Hillside Street Milton, MA, 02186 Phone: 617-698-1802