This is a new page, being constructed to provide information about land preservation, grant programs, and other links to help our members stay informed about important legislation or other items that may impact where you ride. Information will be added soon, and we'll try to keep things up to date, so check back regularly! Happy Trails!
- Park Watch Program
Park Watch is a statewide program designed to protect public open space by giving visitors a number to call to report suspicious or illegal activity. The Park Watch number is now operational, and a Ranger is available 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week to take your calls. The Ranger on duty will forward your report to the appropriate agency; one or more of the following: MA DCR staff, Environmental Police, State Police, Municipal Police, or a Ranger. Wherever you are in the state, one number is all you need to remember: 1-866-PK-WATCH
Property & Land Owner Information
- Chapter 61B Open Space and Recreational Land - Current Use Tax Program
The Chapter 61B program is one of three current use tax programs (ch.61-forestry, 61-A-agriculture, 61B-open space and recreational land use) that give land owners an opportunity to reduce their property taxes in exchange for providing their community with public benefits. Read more...