A Guide to Boondocking in Massachusetts

Boondocking in Massachusetts! Boondocking in Massachusetts is difficult to find due to the lack of federal recreation lands. There are no national forests and no BLM lands. The state does not allow dispersed camping within its state forest system either. There are some free camping opportunities within its state wildlife management areas and state fishing ... Read more

Is Dispersed Camping Allowed in Massachusetts State Forests?

No, dispersed camping is not allowed in Massachusetts State Forests. However, "backcountry camping" is allowed within the state forest system, but is restricted to designated camping sites along hiking trails and by the presence...

Massachusetts Rest Area Rules

How long can you stay at a Massachusetts rest area? What are the full Massachusetts rest area rules? Is camping allowed? Is overnight parking allowed at a Massachusetts rest area? Can you sleep in your car?