List of areas in the National Park System in Massachusetts Information
This list of areas in the National Park System in Massachusetts describes the regions and properties of the state of Massachusetts in which the United States National Park Service (NPS) has an interest. Some of the sites are owned an operated by the NPS, while others, especially those covering significant geographic areas or involving multiple properties, may be only owned or operated in part by the NPS. In some cases, the NPS acts strictly in an advisory or coordinating capacity, and does not provide a services in the form of rangers, visitor centers, or maintenance that it normally provides for the properties it owns or operates.
|Adams||National Historical Park||Quincy||1998||Most properties owned and operated by NPS.|
|Appalachian Trail||National Scenic Trail||Berkshire County||1968||Managed by NPS and other organizations.|
|Blackstone River Valley||National Heritage Corridor||Worcester County||1986||Extends into Providence County, Rhode Island. Visitor Center operated by Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation; NPS operates in advisory capacity.|
|Boston African American||National Historic Site||Boston||1980||NPS acts in advisory role, and provides rangers.|
|Boston Harbor Islands||National Recreation Area||Boston and other nearby communities||1996||Most properties are state or private; NPS acts in advisory and coordinating role.|
|Boston||National Historical Park||Boston||1974||Some properties owned and operated by NPS.|
|Cape Cod||National Seashore||Barnstable County||1961||Property owned and operated by NPS.|
|Essex||National Heritage Area||Essex County||1996||Some properties owned and operated by NPS. |
|John F. Kennedy||National Historic Site||Brookline||1967||Property owned and operated by NPS.|
|Longfellow House–Washington's Headquarters||National Historic Site||Cambridge||1972||Property owned and operated by NPS.|
|Lowell||National Historical Park||Lowell||1978||Property owned and operated by NPS.|
|Minute Man||National Historical Park||Concord, Lincoln, and Lexington||1959||Property owned and operated by NPS.|
|New Bedford Whaling||National Historical Park||New Bedford||1996||Most properties are not owned or operated by NPS.|
|Frederick Law Olmsted||National Historic Site||Brookline||1979||Property owned and operated by NPS.|
|Quinebaug and Shetucket Rivers Valley||National Heritage Corridor||Worcester and Hampden Counties||1994||Extends into eastern Connecticut. NPS acts in advisory role. |
|Salem Maritime||National Historic Site||Salem||1938||Property owned and operated by NPS.|
|Saugus Iron Works||National Historic Site||Saugus||1968||Property owned and operated by NPS.|
|Springfield Armory||National Historic Site||Springfield||Joint state-NPS administration.|
|Westfield River||Wild and Scenic River||Berkshires||NPS acts in advisory role. |
- Essex National Heritage Commission Archived 2007-02-07 at the Wayback Machine Essex National Heritage Area. Retrieved January 14, 2007.
- The Quinebaug and Shetucket Rivers Valley National Heritage Corridor, Connecticut and Massachusetts National Park Service, United States Department of Interior. Retrieved January 17, 2007.
- The Westfield River Wild and Scenic River: Corridor Description Riverways Program, Department of Fish & Game, Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved January 14, 2007.