Outdoor Recreation


The Outdoor Recreation Center operates an outdoor adventure program, equipment shop, swimming pool, camping site, seaside recreation area, 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 their families.


Outdoor Recreation Center

Bldg. 1530

Hanscom AFB 01731



Monday-Friday: 10am-5pm
Saturday & Sunday: 9am-1pm
US Holidays: Closed
Alcohol Beverage Requests
Outdoor Recreation Center Brochure
Equipment Rentals Brochure


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. Contact the Hanscom Pool, Bldg. 1550, at 781-225-6638.

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Hanscom Pool

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.



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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Fourth Cliff


Castle Park

Castle Park has a covered picnic pavilion with plenty of outdoor space and playgrounds to host your event. The park is located next to the Youth Center,

Bldg. 1993.


Memorial Park

Memorial Park has a great outdoor pavilion and a few built-in grills, skate park, and volleyball pit. The park is located next to the Medical Squadron. There is a $25 refundable deposit to reserve the picnic area at
Memorial Park.


FamCamp Pavillion

FamCamp Pavillion (499 South Road in Bedford). There is reservation fee
of $100 and a $50
refundable deposit.

Picnic Areas

RV storage spaces are located conveniently on the base and at FamCamp with priority for Active Duty. Year-round storage ranges from $30-$62 per month.

RV Storage

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. The shop is located in the Outdoor Recreation Center, Bldg. 1530.

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Equipment Shop

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 Hanscom Air Force Base, MA 01731

66 Force Support Squadron