Demarest Lloyd State Park
|Demarest Lloyd State Park|
|Massachusetts State Park|
|Location||Barney's Joy Road|
|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.
Activities and amenities
- 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.
- "Demarest Lloyd State Park". MassParks. Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Department of Conservation and Recreation. Retrieved August 2, 2013.
- Demarest Lloyd State Park Department of Conservation and Recreation