Den Rock Park

Den Rock Park
60 Island Street
Lawrence, MA 01840

Originally purchased as land for a cemetery in 1877, the land was officially designated as a park in 1896. Today, the 120 acre park serves as one of the most popular places in Essex County for outdoor rock climbing. Set in the densely developed and historic City of Lawrence the park contains scenic rocky outcroppings and a diverse wooded setting that are home to a variety of wildlife, including deer, coyotes, fox, beaver, red tail hawks, great blue herons and king fishers.

Driving Directions: 

From the South Take Interstate 495 to exit 42A, Route 114 towards Middleton. The park will be on your right.

Site Notes & Advisories: 

For a trail map visit Rock climbing, hiking and walking.


  • Pet Friendly
  • Self guided


  • Birding
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Natural Resources
  • Parks

Property Owner/Organization: 

City of Lawrence, the Town of Andover and the Merrimack River Watershed Council