Wompatuck State Park RV & Campground Guide

Massachusetts

Wompatuck State Park

is one of the closest campgrounds to Boston, where you can find a weekend getaway and get back to nature without having to travel too far. The park has over 400 campsites and is a great place for hiking, biking, and fishing. 

Weather at the park is on the cool side - average temperatures can get down into the 20s in the winter, and they don’t go much above 80 in summer. Massachusetts can be humid in summer, so even if the temperature isn’t too high, it can feel pretty hot!

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Weather
Spring 31 F – 67 F
Summer 59 F – 82 F
Fall 38 F – 73 F
Winter 22 F – 37 F
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Nearby Cities
Hingham, MA
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Wompatuck State Park

Wompatuck State Park has sites with water, electrical hookups, and a dump station. If you decide to rent an RV for camping, consider renting with RVshare. All rentals come with nationwide insurance, 24/7 roadside assistance, and a world-class team that will work with you to make sure you get the perfect RV for your trip.  

There are other campgrounds nearby you can try as well:

Pinewood Lodge Campground

Pinewood Lodge Campground is on a 50-acre freshwater lake with an island. The lake is great for fishing, boating, swimming, or just relaxing. 

  • Water hookup: yes
  • Electrical hookup: yes
  • Sewer hookup: yes
  • Wi-Fi: yes
  • Pet friendly: yes
  • Other amenities: fishing, playgrounds, basketball, pet area, laundry, showers

Boston Minuteman Campground

The Minuteman Campground makes it their goal to offer a place for couples, families, and friends can camp and relax. 

  • Water hookup: yes
  • Electrical hookup: yes
  • Sewer hookup: no
  • Wi-Fi: yes
  • Pet friendly: n/a
  • Other amenities: showers, laundry, fire pits

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What to Do at
Wompatuck State Park

Inside Wompatuck State Park

Whether you’re spending one day or several at the park, there’s plenty to do! Activities include:

Biking: The Whitney Spur Rail Trail is a smooth bike ride, but there are also many single-track trails through the woods if you want to mountain bike as well.

Cross-country skiing: There are several trails through the park that you can cross-country ski in winter and hike in summer. 

Boating: You can take non-motorized boats out on the lake for fishing, or just to spend the day on the water. 

Outside Wompatuck State Park

Whether you want to learn about the history of the area or see the natural beauty of Massachusetts, there are lots of things to do in the area of Wompatuck State Park.

Restaurants

The Quarry Restaurant and Bar

This restaurant serves up seafood, steaks, chicken, and other classics, along with pasta. Try the lobster sliders for a unique twist.

Type: Surf & Turf

Location: Hingham, MA

Scarlet Oak Tavern

The Scarlet Oak Tavern walks the line between elegant and casual. You can have a nice meal with a loved one, but also feel comfortable bringing the kids in to eat. Try something from the Raw Bar or a Shellfish Platter, or order up a delicious steak if you’re not in the mood for seafood. 

Type: Surf & Turf

Location: Hingham, MA

Saltie Girl Seafood Bar

Dishes like fried lobster, waffles with sweet corn butter and spicy maple syrup, and French burgundy snails all make Saltie Girl a great culinary experience. Try a lobster roll for a true New England specialty. 

Type: Seafood

Location: Boston, MA

Shopping

Faneuil Hall Marketplace

See street performers, learn about the history of Faneuil Hall, pop into the shops for souvenirs, apparel, jewelry, and more, or stop at the Cheers gift shop for merchandise from the sitcom. 

Location: Boston, MA

Sightseeing

Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area

Just a few minutes from downtown Boston, the Boston Harbor Islands includes 34 islands and peninsulas. Wander through a Civil War-era fort, visit a lighthouse, investigate tide pools, or go fishing.

Location: Boston, MA

Weir River Farm

This family-friendly farm is one of the last farms in Hingham. Visit the horses, pigs, cows, chickens, and sheep. Originally part of an early 20th-century country estate, today Weir River Farm is a 75-acre working farm surrounded by oak and cedar woodlands. 

Location: Hingham, MA

Old North Church

“One if by land, two if by sea”...visit the site that launched the American Revolution. Located along the Freedom Trail, the Old North Church is the oldest church in Boston. Learn about the history of Boston, and the entire country, as you walk through the church.

Location: Boston, MA

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How to Get to
Wompatuck State Park

From Boston: Take I-93 S to MA-3 S to Derby St. in Hingham. Take exit 15 from MA-3 S. Take Gardner St. to MA-228 N to Union St. and follow that into the park. 

Entering Wompatuck State Park

Taking a camping trip in an RV is a great way to spend time and create memories with family and loved ones! Renting an RV with RVshare makes the trip easy and stress-free. Whether you choose to rent an RV near your home and make the trek, or fly closer to your destination and rent an RV for camping, you’re sure to have an adventure you won’t soon forget! We would love to see pictures of your travels - be sure to send us photos of your trip to [email protected] and tag us on social media. Your memories could be featured on our blog, Facebook, Instagram or Twitter page!