The Best Camping in Boston

Looking for the best camping in Boston? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Boston. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top camping spots in and near Boston

  • Needham, Massachusetts

    Needham Town Forest and Farley Pond Loop

    3.45 mi / 194 ft gain
    Needham Town Forest and Farley Pond Loop is a loop trail that takes you by the lake located near Needham, Massachusetts.
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  • Dover, Massachusetts

    Cat Rock Loop

    5.04 mi / 430 ft gain
    Cat Rock Loop is a loop trail that takes you by the lake located near Dover, Massachusetts.
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  • Dover, Massachusetts

    Snow Hill Fire Tower

    2.28 mi / 269 ft gain
    Snow Hill Fire Tower is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Dover, Massachusetts.
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  • Dover, Massachusetts

    Rocky Woods Mega Loop

    5.06 mi / 597 ft gain
    Rocky Woods Mega Loop is a loop trail that takes you by the lake located near Medfield, Massachusetts.
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  • Medfield, Massachusetts

    Ridge and Cedar Hill Loop

    3.1 mi / 387 ft gain
    Ridge and Cedar Hill Loop is a loop trail that takes you by the lake located near Medfield, Massachusetts.
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  • Topsfield, Massachusetts

    Hike the Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary Trail

    5.0
    1.3 mi / 75 ft gain
    Park in the Ipswitch River Wildlife Sanctuary parking lot at the end of Perkins Row.  You can turn left on Rockery Trail or right on Innermost Trail for this 3.5-mile loop. Boardwalk trail makes this hike accessible for all levels. Dogs are not allowed. 
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  • Taunton, Massachusetts

    Massasoit Trails

    7.99 mi / 669 ft gain
    Massasoit Trails is a loop trail that takes you by the lake located near Middleborough, Massachusetts.
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  • Lincoln, Rhode Island

    Lime Rock Preserve Trail

    1.78 mi / 157 ft gain
    Lime Rock Preserve Trail is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Lincoln, Rhode Island.
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  • Lincoln, Rhode Island

    Lincoln Woods Trail

    3.04 mi / 295 ft gain
    Lincoln Woods Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Lincoln, Rhode Island.
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  • Douglas, Massachusetts

    Ridge-Wallis-Mid State Trail

    12.55 mi / 1007 ft gain
    Ridge-Wallis-Mid State Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Douglas, Massachusetts.
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  • Douglas, Massachusetts

    NS Trail Wallum Lake to Richardson Trail

    9.62 mi / 787 ft gain
    NS Trail Wallum Lake to Richardson Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Douglas, Massachusetts.
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  • Spencer, Massachusetts

    Midstate Trail: Tafts Corner to Browning Pond

    8.18 mi / 659 ft gain
    Midstate Trail: Tafts Corner to Browning Pond is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Spencer, Massachusetts.
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  • Westminster, Massachusetts

    Midstate Trail: Whitmanville to Winnekeag Lake

    7.53 mi / 1010 ft gain
    Midstate Trail: Whitmanville to Winnekeag Lake is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Westminster, Massachusetts.
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  • Rutland, Massachusetts

    Midstate Trail: East Hill Road to Barre Falls

    8.06 mi / 646 ft gain
    Midstate Trail: East Hill Road to Barre Falls is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Rutland, Massachusetts.
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  • Provincetown, Massachusetts

    Camp in Provincetown at Dunes' Edge Campground

    Cape Cod, Massachusetts is full of campgrounds and dunes to explore, but the best of the two are located at the very end of the cape, around the areas of Truro and Provincetown.Travel to the very beginning (or end, depending on how you look at it) of historic U.S. Route 6, which spans from Provin...
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  • Hubbardston, Massachusetts

    Midstate Trail Northbound- Barr Falls to Wachusett Meadows

    10.9 mi / 968 ft gain
    Midstate Trail Northbound- Barr Falls to Wachusett Meadows is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a river located near Barre, Massachusetts.
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