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List Of DCR-Run Freshwater Beaches In Mass.

June 24, 2013 5:10 AM

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inlandswim List Of DCR Run Freshwater Beaches In Mass.

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If pools aren’t for you and the ocean’s too far of a drive, there’s no need to worry. DCR manages more than 50 ponds and freshwater beaches for you to enjoy.Most DCR swimming beaches are open between Memorial Day and Labor Day. During that tiThey offer parking, restroom facilities and regular water quality testing. Many DCR beaches also offer lifeguard services.

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STATE PONDS AND FRESHWATER BEACHES

Ashby & Townsend

Willard Brook State Forest

Baldwinville

Otter River State Forest

Brewster

Nickerson State Park

Carver

Myles Standish State Forest

Chicopee Falls

Chicopee Memorial State Park

Concord

Walden Pond State Reservation

Douglas

Douglas State Forest

Erving

Erving State Forest

Gardner

Dunn Pond State Park

Hopkinton

Hopkinton State Park

Milton

Houghton’s Pond

Natick

Cochituate State Park

Rutland

Rutland State Park

Saugus

John A.W. Pearce Lake: Breakheart Reservation

Shutesbury

Lake Wyola State Park

Sturbridge

Streeter Point Recreation Area

Taunton

Watson Pond State Park

Wendell

Wendell State Forest

Westfield

Hampton Ponds State Park

Westminster

Leominster State Forest

Winchendon

Lake Dennison Recreation Area

Winchester

Shannon Beach: Mystic River Reservation

Worcester

Quinsigamond State Park

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