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Jamaica Pond

Between The Jamaicaway and Perkins Street, Boston, MA 02130
+1 617-635-4505
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Some times you don't want to go all the way into town

for a nice walk along the water. Bad weather in the forecast had us doing our walk at Jamaica Pond... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Boston, Massachusetts
Wonderful place for a relaxing walk

Jamaica Pond is beautiful in every season. Our first time was in the Winter and we would walk... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
Robert S
Lawrence, Kansas
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“jamaica plain” (8 reviews)
“dog walkers” (4 reviews)
Between The Jamaicaway and Perkins Street, Boston, MA 02130
Jamaica Plain
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Reviewed 3 days ago

for a nice walk along the water. Bad weather in the forecast had us doing our walk at Jamaica Pond instead of going into the city to our usual walk at Castle Island. Parking can be tough but the walk is worth it. And decades...More

Thank Northern_Traveler00
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Jamaica Pond is beautiful in every season. Our first time was in the Winter and we would walk Beezee the beagle around the pond at least once a day. We were staying right across the street, so we could look out at the pond and...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Every morning, early, or late afternoon, I breath in the wonderful air and the natural sites of Jamaica plain pond. I have learnt it was made by a glacier many moons ago. Early morning you encounter runners, dog walkers, groups of girlfriends, mothers with strollers...More

Reviewed 24 June 2017

I particularly enjoy watching wild life here, mostly birds. I have seen swans and blue heron, as well as the usual ducks and geese. It is such a relaxing place to take a walk and enjoy nature.

Thank minesis
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Come to exercise and make a loop around the pond. Watch people fish. Rent a sailboat at the boat house and drift around. Bring kids or your dog and explore a quieter part of Boston. Flowers are blooming right now. Walk over to Center St...More

1  Thank lileemai
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I love Jamaica Pond! It is one of my favorite places in Boston. The pond is a wonderful place to walk. You can see ducklings, turtles, all kinds of wildlife. People are fishing, playing music., painting, you name it. This is a great place to...More

Thank cathyhutch2016
Reviewed 4 November 2016

This a delightful way to spend the day. The scenery is lovely. You can go sailing or rowing in season from April through October. If you like to fish get a license and bring your fishing pole. The little ones will be able to run...More

Thank patricia s
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Nice place to relax or walk around the pond. Parking is an issue. People also ride bikes on the pathway. They have sailing lessons for kids in season.

Thank skitraveler1
Reviewed 18 October 2016

On Sunday the weather was beautiful and our 3 generation family walked part of the way around the pond. This is a wonderful central gathering place for families and couples in good weather.

Thank LWL3333
Reviewed 8 October 2016

This was my second visit to Jamaica Pond and it certainly didn't disappoint! It's not the easiest place to get to, but upon arrival we set about trying to find somewhere to park. On one small stretch of the pond perimeter there is on-road parking...More

1  Thank Sue_near_Boston
Jamaica Plain
This Boston neighborhood feels like a distinct
community unique and separate from the bustle of other
areas. Beautiful Victorian homes, restaurants with an
emphasis on being eco-friendly and providing local and
organic food, and a large Hispanic community. Visit
Centre and South streets for restaurants, cafes, and
little shops. The Arnold Arboretum is a beautiful,
large green space well worth a visit if you venture to
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Furkan A
11 October 2017|
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Response from DANIELLA107 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately you can not bring your own kayak.