Massachusetts National and State Parks

Massachusetts National and State Parks, Lakes, and Historical Sites

Known for its history, both Colonial and the American Revolution, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts has over 4,000 places listed on the national historic register, 189 national historic landmarks, and over 400 archeological sites. Over 10 million visitors every year visit the 15 national parks and national heritage sites. Explore three of the wild and scenic rivers or national trails. Multiple state parks and 38 state forests are also open for exploring the trails or resting by the shore. Walk the Freedom Trail in Boston and visit sites such as the Bunker Hill Monument.

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National Parks & Historic Sites

Adams National Historical Park

1250 Hancock St, Quincy, MA 02169

Appalachian National Scenic Trail

Various; Maine to Georgia, CT,GA,MA,MD,ME,NC,NH,NJ,NY,PA,TN,VA,VT,WV

Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park

670 Linwood Ave, Whitinsville, MA 01588

Boston National Historical Park

Building 5, Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston, MA 02109

Boston African American National Historic Site

46 Joy St, Boston, MA 02108

Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area

191w Atlantic Ave, Boston, MA 02109

Cape Cod National Seashore

99 Marconi Site Road, Wellfleet, MA 02667

Essex National Heritage Area

10 Federal St #12, Salem, MA 01970

Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site

99 Warren St, Brookline, MA 02445

John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site

83 Beals St, Brookline, MA 02446

John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor

670 Linwood Avenue, Northbridge, MA 01588

Longfellow House Washington’s Headquarters National Historic Site

105 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Lowell National Historical Site

67 Kirk St, Lowell, MA 01852

Minute Man National Historical Park

Concord, Lincoln, Lexington, MA

New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park

33 William St, New Bedford, MA 02740

New England National Scenic Trail

MA,CT (Visitor Center is in Field Road, Guilford, CT 06437)

Salem Maritime National Historic Site

160 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970

Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site

244 Central St, Saugus, MA 01906

Springfield Armory National Historic Site

1 Armory St Suite #2, Springfield, MA 01105

The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor

Danielson, CT, MA

Washington-Rochambeau National Historic Trail

Various; MA, RI, CT, NY, NJ, PA, DE, MD, VA, DC

For more national historical attractions, visit the National Park Service.

For additional sites, go to Visit Massachusetts.

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