Here are the 31 Massachusetts state parks where you can go camping

So many choices.

Hike to the highest peak in Massachusetts — 3,491 feet — at Mount Greylock State Reservation in Lanesborough.
Mount Greylock State Reservation in Lanesborough, where you can camp and also hike to the state's highest peak at 3,491 feet. –Flickr/Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism

If sleeping under trees and roasting marshmallows over a campfire describes your perfect weekend getaway, then you don’t have to waste precious hours commuting to another state. Massachusetts has 31 state parks where you can camp.

Here’s a list of the 31 state parks where you can pitch a tent. At some, you can park your RV, or even rent a cabin or a yurt.

  1. Beartown State Forest, Monterey
  2. Boston Harbor Islands, Boston
  3. Camp Nihan Education Center, Saugus
  4. Clarksburg State Park, Clarksburg
  5. Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) State Forest, Goshen
  6. Erving State Forest, Erving
  7. Federated Women’s Club State Forest, Petersham
  8. Granville State Forest, Granville
  9. Harold Parker State Forest, North Andover
  10. Horseneck Beach State Reservation, Westport
  11. Lake Dennison Recreation Area, Baldwinville
  12. Massasoit State Park, East Taunton
  13. Mohawk Trail State Forest, Charlemont
  14. Mount Greylock State Reservation, Lanesborough
  15. Mount Washington State Forest, Mount Washington
  16. Myles Standish State Forest, Carver
  17. Nickerson State Park, Brewster
  18. October Mountain State Forest, Lee
  19. Otter River State Forest, Baldwinville
  20. Pearl Hill State Park, West Townsend
  21. Pittsfield State Forest, Pittsfield
  22. Salisbury Beach State Reservation, Salisbury
  23. Savoy Mountain State Forest, Florida
  24. Scusset Beach State Reservation, Sagamore
  25. Shawme-Crowell State Forest, Sandwich
  26. Tolland State Forest, East Otis
  27. Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, East Falmouth
  28. Wellfleet Hollow State Campground, Wellfleet
  29. Wells State Park, Sturbridge
  30. Willard Brook State Forest, West Townsend
  31. Wompatuck State Park, Hingham