Outdoor Recreation



Outdoor Recreation Center

Bldg. 1530

Hanscom AFB 01731



Monday-Friday: 10am-4pm
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Outdoor Recreation Center Brochure
Equipment Rentals Brochure

Temporary Changes Due to Coronavirus

We are currently open for rentals of equipment and picnic areas. We are also for canoe, hiking, and biking trips depending on offsite availability.  Base picnic areas can be reserved for parties of 50 or less.

The Outdoor Recreation Center operates an outdoor adventure program, equipment shop, pool, camping site, seaside recreation and picnic areas, and recreational vehicle storage lots.

Recreation is highly valued at Hanscom and we want to help you take advantage of the beautiful areas nearby and throughout New England. We can support many of your interests including camping, fishing, hiking, cycling, skiing, and more. Our all-season shop has winter, spring, summer, and fall equipment for rent at very affordable prices. For a relaxing getaway we offer the Fourth Cliff Seaside Recreation Area located on the Massachusetts coastline. If you’re a complete novice, a total outdoorsman, or somewhere in between - we’ll have something for you.

Authorized patrons include Active Duty Military, Reserves, Retirees, DoD Cardholders, and families.


Hanscom Pool

Authorized provider of American Red Cross swim lessons, the Hanscom Pool offers various lessons, open and lap swim, aqua fitness, lifeguard certification, swim teams, splash pad, parties, and more. Free swim lessons for Active Duty. 


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Open to all eligible military and DoD Cardholders living or working at Hanscom, FamCamp is an exclusive RV campsite. We offer 73 RV sites, and the majority have water, sewer and electric hookups.

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Fourth Cliff

Plan your next vacation and stay at the Fourth Cliff 56-acre seaside recreation area in Humarock, Scituate. Located on the south shore of the Massachusetts coastline, the year-round recreation area has houses, camping, and more.    


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Picnic Areas

Castle Park

Covered picnic pavilion with plenty of outdoor space and playgrounds to host your event. Located next to the Youth Center, Bldg. 1993.

Memorial Park

Outdoor pavilion with built-in grills, skate park, and volleyball pit. Located next to the Medical Squadron. 

FamCamp Pavillion

Located at FamCamp, 499 South Road, Bedford.

RV Storage

RV storage spaces are located conveniently on the base and at FamCamp with priority for Active Duty. 

Equipment Shop

Whether you need items for a unit event, backyard party, or weekend getaway, we can provide what you’ll need with products ranging from bikes, boats and trailers to barbecue grills, skis, and bounce houses. Located in the Outdoor Recreation Center, Bldg. 1530. 


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 66 Force Support Squadron

Hanscom Air Force Base, MA 01731