Beaches & Parks

Plum Island, Newburyport, MA
Visit www.plum-island.com
Park River National Wildlife Refuge 6 Plum Island Tnpke, Newburyport, MA.
Parker River National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1942 to preserve feeding, resting and nesting habitat for migratory birds.Covering 4,662 acres of diverse upland and wetland habitats, the refuge supports varied and abundant populations of resident and migratory wildlife including more than 300 species of birds and additional species of mammals, reptiles, amphibians, insects and plants.The refuge is open daily from sunrise to sunset, but is subject to temporary closures. The refuge beach is closed from April 1 to mid- to late August to protecting nesting habitat of the piping plover, a shorebird threatened with extinction.A boat launch is available for non-motorized boats.
Maudslay State Park
Curzon Mill Road, Newburyport, MA
978-465-7223
A 480-acre state park with 19thcentury garden plantings and more.
Woodman Park
50 Crow Lane, Newburyport, MA
Perkins Playground
15 Beacon Ave., Newburyport, MA
Cashman Park
5 Pop Crowley Way, Newburyport MA
March’s Hill Playground
37 High St., Newburyport, MA
Ayers Playground
1 Buck St., Newburyport, MA
Moseley Woods
Merrimac & Spofford, Newburyport, MA
Overlooking the Merrimack River in historic Newburyport, MA Moseley Woods is an 8-acre public park featuring hiking trails, picnic tables. Visit www.moseleywoods.com
Old Town Hill
Newburyport, MA – Old Town Hill Located on Newman Road In Newbury. The central feature of this unique, half-upland and half marine reservation is the 168 foot drumlin known as Old Town Hill.
Waterfront Park, Newburyport, MA – A splendid meeting place in the heart of downtown, the park provides benches for viewing the activities of the harbor.