Nathaniel Allen Recreation Area

Seasonal Office Phone -Available May 29-August 27, 2021: 978-929-6641

Please call the Acton Recreation Department during the off-season: 978-929-6640.

NARA Park, the Nathaniel Allen Recreation Area, is located at 25 Ledge Rock Way in Acton and operated by the Town of Acton Recreation Department. The park is open year-round from sunrise to sunset and staffed seasonally from Memorial Day weekend through late August.

NARA Park Map
NARA Park and Beach Rules and Regulations

NARA Beach

NARA Beach is open to both Acton residents and non-residents from Memorial Day weekend through late August. Beach-goers can drop in for a daily-use fee or purchase a beach membership pass. A lifeguard is on duty during hours of operation.

Hours of Operation:

  • Open Daily: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

No Parking Fee for the 2021 Season

Daily Rates Acton Residents:


  • Single (ages 2+): $6
  • Family (up to 6): $24
  • Seniors (ages 60+): $3
  • Group rates (reserved ahead of time): $4 per person

Daily Rates Non-Acton Residents:

  • Single (ages 2+): $8 (ages 11 and under) $10 (ages 12+)
  • Family (up to 6): $45
  • Seniors (ages 60+): $3
  • Group rates (reserved ahead of time): $6 per person
Paddle boat and Canoe Rental: $10 per boat for 30 minutes

2021 Registration Forms

Beach Membership Registration Form

All beach membership registration forms must be mailed to:

Acton Recreation Department
472 Main Street
Acton, MA 01720

or dropped off in the drop-box located at:

Acton Recreation Center
50 Audubon Drive
Acton, MA 01720

or can be turned in at the beach during Beach operational hours.

Online registration for beach membership is unavailable.


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