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NARA Park
Nathaniel Allen Recreation Area
Seasonal Office Phone:
978-929-6641

NARA Park, the Nathaniel Allen Recreation Area, is located at 25 Ledge Rock Way (directions) 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 Rules and Regulations
Frequently Asked Questions about NARA Park

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:
May 24-June 20, 2014:
  • Weekdays: 10 am - 6 pm
  • Weekends:  9 am - 6 pm
June 21-August 29, 2014:
  • Daily 9am-7pm

Daily Rates Acton Residents:
  • Single (ages 2+):    $5
  • Family (up to 6):     $20
  • Seniors (ages 65+): $3
  • Group rates (reserved ahead of time): $3 per person

Daily Rates Non-Acton Residents:
  • Single (ages 2+):    $7 (ages 11 and under) $10 (ages 12+)
  • Family (up to 6):     $30
  • Seniors (ages 65+): $3
  • Group rates (reserved ahead of time): $5 per person

Paddleboat and Canoe Rental:
  $5 per boat for 30 minutes

2014 Registration Forms

Beach Membership Registration Form

All beach membership registration forms must be mailed or turned-in to the Recreation Department located on the ground floor of Town Hall. Online registration for beach membership is unavailable.

NARA Park Rules and Regulations
Red Cross Swim Lessons

Amphitheater/Pavillion
The Amphitheater is the home of the summer concert series featuring numerous national and local favorites from a broad range of genres. Everyone is sure to find something they will enjoy!


472 Main St. | Acton, MA 01720 | Ph: (978) 929-6620 | Hours | Directions
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