The Great Race - Warwick, RI to Fargo, ND - June 18-26, 2022

Great campgrounds and state parks welcome you to South of Boston/Plymouth

Among the choices of lodgings and accommodations South of Boston, Massachusetts, are public and private campgrounds. Massachusetts campgrounds are operated at many of the dozens of state forests, state parks, and reservations. A stay at an MA campground at Horseneck Beach State Reservation, Massasoit State Park, Miles Standish State Forest, Wompatuck State Park is a wonderful and inexpensive outdoor-oriented vacation for children and families, and people who love the beach, fishing, swimming, boating, and hiking. Just a step away from Boston, Cape Cod, and Providence, Rhode Island, this region is home to Plymouth and Plymouth Rock, landing place of the Mayflower, and the wonderful Plimoth Plantation, a living history museum. Other highlights of the region are the city of New Bedford, a historic old whaling capital, and Battleship Cove, in the city of Fall River, and where visitors can explore a Naval warship.
Horseneck Beach State Reservation

Route 88 South Westport, MA, 02790 Phone: 508-636-8816

Good for boating, fishing, swimming, and camping.

At the eastern end of the Reservation lies a 100-site campground near Gooseberry Neck. Amenities include restrooms, water, dumpster, public telephone, and parking area. See Horseneck State Reservation for full description of this park.
Scusset Beach State Reservation

20 Scusset Beach Road Sagamore, MA Phone: 508-888-0859

Best for trailer camping; salt water fishing; bicycling along Cape Cod Canal

Scusset Beach State Reservation is has 98 sites and it is popular with trailer campers. Map of camping and day use area. Campground map.
See a full description of Scusset Beach State Reservation.
Wompatuck State Park - Boston, MA - Photo Credit Mass. State Parks
Wompatuck State Park

204 Union Street Hingham, MA, 02043 Phone: 617-895-8245

Good for camping, with many electrified campsites. Also: fishing, hiking, and walking

Wompatuck State Park has 262 wooded campsites; 140 of them offer electricity. The park is very popular with trailer campers: electric hookups, a dumping station, and potable water are all available. - Trail Map (PDF) - Recommended Spring '22 Hikes (PDF)
Season: Camping Season is mid-May through mid-October. Campsite fee is $17/night for Mass. residents and $54/night for out-of-state.
Myles Standish State Forest

Long Pond Road Carver, MA Phone: 508-866-2580

Good for camping, hiking & walking, water activities, and natural science enthusiasts.

Camping at Barretts Pond, Charge Pond, Curlew Pond, and Fearing Pond. Amenities include showers and dumping sites. See Myles Standish State Forest for full description of this park.