Buffumville Lake Campground and Camping

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About the Campground

Buffumville Lake is operated by the US Army Corps of Engineers and located in Charlton MA. There are two picnic shelters available for reservations. The Shoreline Shelter is larger and near the water and the Grove Shelter is under the pines, quiet and cool. The reservation assures you a dry spot for your organized functions. The park offers picnic tables and grills, volleyball court, horseshoe pits, a swim beach, (no lifeguards, swim at your own risk), a nature trail and hiking trail, a boat ramp, and two picnic shelters. Unreserved shelters are available for use on a first come, first served basis. Interpretive programs are provided by our Park Rangers The recreation area is open from Third weekend of May through the second weekend of September from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00pm. During the rest of the year, you are invited to walk into the park during daylight hours. To plan special events, contact the Park Staff at (508) 248-5697.

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Boat Ramp
  • Accessible Fishing
  • Accessible Group Shelters
  • Accessible Handicapped Site
  • Accessible Picnic Area
  • Accessible Restroom
  • Barrier-Free Facilities
  • Bbq Grills
  • Beach
  • Benches
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boat Trailer Park Lot
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Covered Group Structure
  • Drinking Water
  • Fishing
  • Fishing Dock
  • Flush Toilet
  • Grills
  • Group Grill
  • Group Picnic Shelters
  • Group Shelter
  • Hiking
  • Hiking Trail
  • Horseshoe Pitching
  • Interpretive Programs
  • Lake
  • Mountain Biking
  • Nature Trails
  • Park Attendant
  • Parking
  • Paved Accessible Site
  • Paved Roads
  • Pavilion
  • Pay Telephone
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Restroom
  • Safety Programs
  • Sand Swimming Beach
  • Sheltered Dining Area
  • Swimming
  • Trailer Parking
  • Trailhead
  • Trails
  • Trails, Bicycle
  • Volleyball
  • Water Fountains
  • Water Skiing


Peak Season
May 15 2010 -
Sep 12 2010
GROUP PICNIC AREA $50.00-$70.00
Peak Season
May 15 2011 -
Sep 12 2011
GROUP PICNIC AREA $50.00-$70.00

Alerts and Important Information This is a Day Use Area. There is no overnight camping allowed. Pets are allowed on a leash. No pets are allowed on the swim beach. Special Request: Anything that might change the atmosphere of the park will require approval from the park staff before making a reservation. Examples include, but are not limited to: music, weddings/receptions, special cooking arrangements, etc. No off highway vehicles are allowed. Swimming is permitted in designated areas only in the park. Vehicles are prohibited beyond parking lot due to pedestrian visitors in the recreation area. (The only exception is to grant access to handicapped individuals). Be prepared to carry-in or use hand truck or wagon to transport bulky items.

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 15 2010 to Jun 14 2011
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: Buffumville Lake
Campground Phone: 508-248-5697
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777

Worcester, MA

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More About Buffumville Lake Campground

Buffumville Lake is a campground located in Worcester, Massachusetts. This is a US Forest Service campground. All reservations can be made by calling 1-877-444-6777.

To find this campground check the map shown above, or enter -71.90778 latitude, and -71.90778 longitude into your GPS device.

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