Nathaniel Allen Recreation Area (NARA)

Onsite Seasonal Office Phone (during hours of operation) - 978-929-6641

Please call the Acton Recreation Department during the off-season: 978-929-6640 ext. 0.

In 2022, we opened a new Recreation Department office (in addition to 50 Audubon Dr.) at the Sports Pavilion complex located in the upper park area. This office will be staffed weekdays from May 1 through October 31 (dates approximate).

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.

We are currently working on beach operation logistics for 2023.  Please visit back late March for an update on beach passes, swim lessons and rates.  Thank you.

Hours of Operation:


  • Open Daily: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM (subject to change if necessary due to weather, lifeguard ratio)

Parking is free and located at the lower park (25 Ledge Rock Way) and the upper field area (75 Quarry Road).  Please use upper field parking area for field and concert events.

Registration Forms:

Please visit back late March for an update on beach passes, swim lessons and rates as we are currently working on the logistics.  Thank you.



The Amphitheater is the home of the exciting Summer Concert Series featuring numerous national touring performers and local favorites from a broad range of genres. Everyone is sure to find something they will enjoy! 

Please view the Concerts and Special Events link on the left-hand side of this page for more details.