Riverside Drive Boat Landing

Town Seal ImageThe Park and Recreation Commission maintains a boat landing located at the end of Riverside Drive, off of Claybrook Road, that is convenient to launch into the Charles River for resident, recreational use.

  1. You must be a resident of Dover in order to use the Riverside Drive Boat Landing.
  2. Resident Permit stickers can be purchased at the Dover Parks & Recreation department office and are priced at $10/ per resident vehicle.  *Please come with your I.D. (must include your Full name and show current Dover address) and your current License Plate Number!*
  3. The boat landing is open for permit-holder use daily, from 7:00am – DUSK.
  4. Stickers must be adhered on the LEFT, REAR WINDOW of your motor vehicle.

  • Do not block driveways!
  • Only park along the LEFT-HAND SIDE of the road (leading down to the river).

If you have any additional questions, please contact the Dover Parks & Recreation department Monday – Friday, between the hours of 9am – 5pm.

**All MA State Boating Rules and Regulations MUST be followed while at the Dover Boat Landing and whenever boating on the Charles River.**

Click to view Mass.Gov-MA Bating Rules and Regulations

Click to view MA Environmental Police: Boater Safety Handbook