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Charles River Peninsula

Fisher Street, Needham, MA 02492
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Only a mile of trail but...

Yes, only a mile in the reservation but it is a very nice mile of mowed grass and views of the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
dave d
Bradford, Massachusetts
Dog walking, short but pretty.

Lots of better places to walk close by, Kendrick and Cutler. This walk is best in the fall to see... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Needham, Massachusetts
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5 days ago
“Only a mile of trail but...”
9 Apr 2017
“Nice & quite”
Fisher Street, Needham, MA 02492
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Yes, only a mile in the reservation but it is a very nice mile of mowed grass and views of the Charles river. If you want more the reservation abuts the Bay Colony Rail trail!

Thank dave d
Reviewed 5 days ago

Lots of better places to walk close by, Kendrick and Cutler. This walk is best in the fall to see the colors, there is a canoe rental place close by that is well worth the visit. You will see it as you park

Thank WaltzingMatilda_pmv
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Loved this place I went in March the snow was still on the ground & it was cold & drizzling I will come again in the spring

Thank Emma C
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This park is epic for a city park. Huge trails that are well maintained and very clean. Never crowded. My favorite are the fern gardens growing under the trees, truly spectacular. A great place to take dogs. Home to runners and cyclists. I really enjoy...More

Thank Reggie C
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Great place to walk the dog - can get hit with not a lot of shade but nice open field Smaller paths off main path go right along the river and provide shade

Thank ss10252
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We call it Braveheart field because it looks like a great place for a battle... I live a few blocks away and it's a great place to walk a dog or throw a boat in the river. It's now the start of the rail trail.

1  Thank Joshua G
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Beautiful scenic views of the river make this one of my favorite peninsulas. Great to walk along the river and take in some nature.

Thank Akira650
Reviewed 3 May 2015

maybe 2 miles or so from the trailhead at the parking area off of Great Plain Avenue. Over a long boardwalk and through the woods, under the train tracks and out to the island, around and back. A great walk on a nice day (make...More

1  Thank Northern_Traveler00
Reviewed 9 June 2013

Fortunate How fortunate I am My forbears fancied themselves Trustees of Reservations. How fortunate this peninsular bend Reserved for sweet birdsong, Dense wood duck nesting seclusion, Circling hawk hunting ground. How fortunate the flashing colors Of gold finch and oriole orange. Every hue of green...More

9  Thank dae28
Reviewed 13 December 2015
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