Massasoit State Park is a Massachusetts state park located on the southeast side of the city of Taunton with some parklands spilling into the adjacent town of Lakeville. The park's heavily wooded 1,500 acres (610 ha) are principally used for hiking, fishing, and mountain biking.
Activities and amenities 
- Trails: The park has an extensive trail system for hiking, biking, and equestrian use.
- Water and wetlands: The park's natural features include six lakes and ponds (Lake Rico, Furnace Pond, King's Pond, Middle Pond, Little Bearhole Pond, and Big Bearhole Pond) and numerous cranberry bogs. A boat launch is located at the north end of Lake Rico; there is a fisherman's landing on Big Bearhole Pond.
- Camping: The park's large campground (126 sites) has not been open since the end of the 2008 camping season. It remained closed as of 2013.
- The park's website lists the following "Recreational Opportunities":
- Boating (non-motorized)
- Boat Ramp
- Hunting (restricted)
- Interpretive Programs
- Mountain Biking
- Skiing (cross-country)
- Trailer/RV Dumping
- Trailer/RV Hookup
- Visitor's Center
- Walking Trails
- ^ "Middle Pond". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 24-Feb-1974. Retrieved 2012-02-04.
- ^ "Massasoit State Park Trail Map". Department of Conservation and Recreation. Retrieved 2013-02-04.
- ^ Larocque, Marc (Jan 04, 2011). "Taunton's Massasoit State Park's main road gated until spring". The Taunton Daily Gazette. Retrieved 2013-02-04.
- ^ a b "Massasoit State Park". Massachusetts State Parks. Department of Conservation and Recreation. Retrieved 2013-02-04.
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