Demarest Lloyd State Park

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Demarest Lloyd State Park
Massachusetts State Park
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Location of Demarest Lloyd State Park
Location of Demarest Lloyd State Park
Country United States
State Massachusetts
County Bristol
Town Dartmouth
Location Barney's Joy Road
 - coordinates 41°31′34.68″N 70°58′59.84″W / 41.5263000°N 70.9832889°W / 41.5263000; -70.9832889Coordinates: 41°31′34.68″N 70°58′59.84″W / 41.5263000°N 70.9832889°W / 41.5263000; -70.9832889
Managed by Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
Nearest city Dartmouth, Massachusetts
Website : Demarest Lloyd State Park

Demarest Lloyd State Park is a Massachusetts state park located in the town of Dartmouth, managed by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation. The park faces Buzzards Bay with a 600-yard (550 m) sandy beach to the south while to the east marshy ground separates the park from the Slocums River.[1]

Activities and amenities[edit]

  • Swimming: A calm surf and shallow waters create conditions for warm waters in the summer months. Showers and restrooms are available.
  • Birdwatching: The marshlands are home to egrets, herons, ospreys, terns and hawks.
  • Picnicking: Picnic sites occupy the shaded, grassy region behind the beachfront.
  • The park also offers fishing, non-motorized boating, and walking trails.
  • Restrictions: Pets, landing powerboats and jet skis, kite surfing, skim boards, boogey boards, flotation devices, and shellfishing without a license are forbidden.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Demarest Lloyd State Park". MassParks. Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Department of Conservation and Recreation. Retrieved August 2, 2013. 

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