Assisting in preserving and interpreting the natural and cultural resources of Borderland State Park

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2023 Winter / Spring Events:

This is a list of coming 2023 events, once we have more information, we will post the flyers to this page, like the above green tabs.  * indicates programs have a fee. ** indicates a fee and tickets must be purchased in advance through our website. Typically we launch tickets sales about 2 months in advance of these events.

Annual Meeting

Guest Speaker: TBD

Sunday, March 26, 1:00pm

Ames Mansion

Annual Amphibian Search

Saturday, April 1, 7:00pm

Visitor Center

Live Reptiles!

Wednesday, April 19, 10:00am

Visitor Center

Kids Concert!

Thursday, April 20, 10:00am

Visitor Center

Park Serve Day

Saturday, April 22, 10:00am-3:00pm

Check-in at Visitor Center

Spring Tea**

Saturday, May 14, 1:00pm

Ames Mansion

Annual Fishing Fest

Sunday, May 28, 9:00am-12:00pm


"Courage to act for one's belief is part of your heritage.  Courage comes from faith-in-truth"

-Blanche Ames Ames


Coming Events

Bay Circuit Trail

Park Passport

Self Guided Hikes

Special Events

Friends of Borderland and the Mass. Department of Conservation and Recreation host a number of special events at Borderland throughout the year. For event information, please visit the Mass. DCR website and the Friends’ Facebook page. 

The Mass. Department of Conservation and Recreation has a number of self-guided hike brochures for adults and families available both in the Visitor Center and online. Click hereto explore available brochures.

DCR’s Park Passport Initiative encourages families to discover the plants and animals, trails, beaches, fields, picnic areas, campgrounds, and fresh air in the more than 450,000 acres of Mass. state parks. Click hereto download your own passport today! 

The Bay Circuit Trail, a permanent recreation trail and greenway corridor that stretches 150 miles through 34 towns in Eastern Massachusetts, passes through a significant portion of Borderland State Park. Traversing parts of the trail is a popular activity in all seasons. To learn more, visit the Bay Circuit Trail’s website.