Park/Beach Facilities

Apponagansett Park (77 Gulf Road)

Apponagansett Park offers scenic harbor views, a sandy beach area, gazebo for small functions (view reservation information), picnic area, volleyball court, playground equipment and basketball court. Lifeguards are on duty 9 am to 5 pm from July 1st through Labor Day. The park is open year round to the general public. Fees apply during the summer season for parking and special events. The Ice Cream Bucket located on site is open mid May through Labor Day for ice cream and light fare.

Cornell Pond (707 Old Fall River Road)

Cornell Pond is a quaint scenic facility right on the pond. A charcoal grill and picnic tables are available for your convenience as well as swings for the children. This facility can be enjoyed by any town resident year round at no charge.

Dartmouth Community Park (Dartmouth Street)

Dartmouth Community Park is the town's newest recreation facility. Located between the Southworth Library and Cushman School, the new park is home to the town's first fully ADA accessible public park playground. Additionally the site offers picnic and sitting areas, open field space and a paved walking loop. This facility is open to the general public year round.

Dartmouth Regional Park & Trails (DRPT)  (443 Old Fall River Road)

DRPT is a multi-faceted regional park for both active and passive recreation. When visiting the site you will find basketball, volleyball and tennis courts, playground equipment, ball fields (view reservation information), picnic grove, walking trail and a pavilion which can be reserved for special functions (view reservation information). This facility is open year round and can be accessed by all with the proper parking pass.

Jones Park  (66 St. John Street)

Jones Park offers a sandy beach area, bathhouse, softball field, picnic tables, horseshoe pits and playground equipment. Lifeguards and Gate Guards are on staff the end of June through Labor Day. This site is open 9 am to 5 pm year round to the general public. Parking fees apply during the summer season. The softball field can be reserved for leagues or one-time events (view reservation information).

Paskamansett Landing (287 State Road)

Paskamansett Landing is a small picnic area and canoe launch. This site overlooks the paskamansett waterfall and offers excellent canoe access of the river north of State Road.

Paskamansett Park  (879 Russells Mills Road)

Paskamansett Park is a newly constructed site with a picnic area, walking trail and canoe launch offering residents access to the paskamansett from State Road to Russells Mills Road.

Round Hill Beach  (231 Smith Neck Road)

Round Hill is an exclusive residents only beach overlooking Buzzards Bay, the Elizabeth Islands and abuts the Colonel Green property. This beautiful site contains a bathhouse open during summer beach hours and a concession vehicle during peak lunch hours. Lifeguards and Gate Guards are on duty from mid June through Labor Day. Summer hours of operation are Sunday - Saturday 9 am to 8 pm (June - August 15).  Sunday - Saturday 9 am to 7 pm (August 16 - September 7th). Round Hill can be accessed by residents only, by purchasing a beach sticker or day pass.  One day passes are only sold Monday through Friday, no weekends or holidays. This site will remain open year round weather permitting.

Russells Mills Landing  (50 Horseneck Road)

Russell's Mills Landing is a natural, historic site that is beautiful for family picnics. It is equipped with park benches, picnic tables, a tennis court, playground equipment and a launching area for canoes/kayaks to tour the Slocum River. This facility is open year round at no charge for everyone's enjoyment.