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#1 of 10 Nature & Parks in Cambridge
Further in the soldiers Field road the River offers a large park with activities such as kayak rentals and a nice outside area for children to play.
parks, river, walks, rowers... it's a spectacular place to enjoy the local feel and get some fresh air.
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#2 of 10 Nature & Parks in Cambridge
Bike paths on both sides are miles long, often traveling through park land that includes boathouses, playgrounds, outdoor music, and outstanding views of the Boston and Cambridge skylines that include Harvard, MIT...
After our Fenway Park tour we walked down to the River Path and took it back to the Public Gardens.
Boston Public Garden Boston 4.3 km away
#1 of 51 Nature & Parks in Boston
Great scenery there's something different every where, little ducklings or real ones, the frog park, beautiful bridge, fab skyline and great shops, cafes/ bars and history around the edges.
Just a great park to visit always beautifully maintained and wonderful flowers and scenery - the ducks and ponds are always therapeutic go watch
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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston 4.1 km away
#5 of 51 Nature & Parks in Boston
This unusual gem of a museum is in the Fenway neighborhood of Boston.. a short walk from the Museum of Fine Arts [you can park the MFA lot] – it has an eclectic collection of painting, sculpture, tapestry reflecti...
It was the first stop for our family - Green Line from Park Square - on our recent Boston visit, and everyone (including 16 year-old daughter and 20 year-old son) seemed to find something of interest.
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Charles River Esplanade Boston 4.1 km away
#6 of 51 Nature & Parks in Boston
With beautiful views of the river, and the amazing skyline from both banks, Charles River Esplanade is a nice place for a walk to admire the beauty of nature & the effort of man!
The park also has gorgeous horticulture maintained by the Esplanade Association, Boston's most impressive tree canopy, and scores of family-friendly events and activities from 5Ks to free fitness classes to park t...
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#3 of 10 Nature & Parks in Cambridge
Fresh Pond Reservation,though it houses Cambridge's drinking water is a great place to take a walk, explore nature and simply enjoy a respite from the hustle and bustle that make Cambridge, MA a great place to be.
Beware of the park ranger if your off-leash pup hasn't got a Cambridge dog license.
#4 of 10 Nature & Parks in Cambridge
... best among the best in delivering responsible human beings to the universe !! Yet another distinction of this place is that this is where George Washington assembled his first troop !! I love this public park !!
Some revolutionary war reenactors were circle the park playing music which my daughter got a kick out of.
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Boston Common Boston 4.7 km away
#8 of 51 Nature & Parks in Boston
On most days, it reminds of New York's Central Park or Chicago's Grant Park or St. Louis' Forest Park, a pastoral and serene landscape to walk and relax and reflect amidst the hustle and bustle of an urban environ...
Like other beautiful landmarks in other great cities (NYC's Central Park, SF's Golden Gate, Vancouver's Stanley Park, London's Hyde Park, etc), this lovely area has rolling lawns, towering trees, beautiful flowers...
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Rose Kennedy Greenway Boston 5.7 km away
#4 of 51 Nature & Parks in Boston
Boston - long known for the Emerald Necklace of green parks, areas weaving there way through the city also have this gem - Thanks to Ted Kennedy.
In summers there is a fountain for the kids (and dogs) to play in and it is a nice transition to the North End and Columbus Park with its wisteria arbor in summer, blue LED lights in winter.
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Commonwealth Avenue Mall Boston 3.3 km away
#13 of 51 Nature & Parks in Boston
Commonwealth Avenue Mall is a beautiful linear park in the median of Commonwealth Avenue in Boston's picturesque Back Bay neighborhood, stretching from Boston Public Garden to Kenmore Square.
Commonwealth Avenue is a divided street with this lovely green park (the mall) in the middle, decorated sporadically with fine bronze statues, park benches and huge mature century old deciduous trees and magnolias...
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Frog Pond Boston 4.2 km away
#11 of 51 Nature & Parks in Boston
Statues and fountains that commemorate our country's history, homages to Poe, a great park to run, picnic, and enjoy.
Whether you’re taking a stroll through the park, or this is your destination, it’s worth a quick pass by!
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Charlestown Navy Yard Boston 5.3 km away
#10 of 51 Nature & Parks in Boston
The Charlestown MA Navy Yard is a great cooperative of the USS Navy and its oldest active duty warship, the USS Constitution; the US National Park Service, steward of the property and of the heroic USS Cassin Youn...
Great old brick buildings, water views, parks, gardens and seating areas tucked in here and there!
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#5 of 10 Nature & Parks in Cambridge
Three different kinds of playgrounds for children of all ages plus a terrific splash park ....on the waterway used by the Duck Boats....next to a great Skate Park....lots of grassy space for lounging.
This was a fantastic space, and it made me happy to see so many residents enjoying the park.
#6 of 10 Nature & Parks in Cambridge
There are 4 gateway entries to the 5-acre John F. Kennedy Memorial Park, marked by pairs of tall granite columns.
Arnold Arboretum Boston 7.2 km away
#3 of 51 Nature & Parks in Boston
Huge variety of trees and plants, three ponds, a nice view of the area from on high, and the beautiful Rhododendron Path....a great place to walk or relax...also great for nature photos...you can bike thru the Arb...
This park is owned by Harvard University and filled with gorgeous old trees, beautiful shrubs, and perfect lilac and rhododendron bushes.
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New England Aquarium Boston 5.8 km away
#12 of 51 Nature & Parks in Boston
And my own personal favorites were the weedy and leafy sea dragons - amazing creatures!!! Parking tip if you drive is to park in the garage at One International Place.
IF you love nature then you will find a beautiful species in that place, included some shows and a huge group of penguins comin from all over the world .
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Spectacle Island Boston 5.2 km away
#14 of 51 Nature & Parks in Boston
Warm welcoming visitors center with clean bathrooms, composting toilets, great veranda with Adirondack chairs; hiking trails, picnic tables and park benches; large dock, nice beaches; well worth the $17.00 boat ri...
Just a short ferry ride away from Boston, Spectacle Island is a great bit of nature.
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Minuteman Trail Bikeway Massachusetts 5.8 km away
#133 of 759 Nature & Parks in Massachusetts
with many miles along the path nature follows you every foot of the way....history is living just feet away if you do decide to wander....its always a nice trip for me, quiet and peaceful most of the time,,,,
... outdoors, its nicely groomed and has nice medow on Lexington line, some folks bike right to Alewife Station where they can park their bikes and take subway to Boston.I am very grateful tio live so close by it.
#15 of 51 Nature & Parks in Boston
The Comm Ave Mall; Boston Public Garden; Boston Common; Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market; and Christopher Columbus Park are beautifully adorned with lights and decorations for the season.
Nestled on the waterfront between Downtown and North End, Columbus Park is a great place to go watch boats on the harbor and enjoy a sunny day.
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Spy Pond Park Arlington 4.9 km away
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in Arlington
Spy Pond Park is an absolutely delightful small park adjoining a lovely lake right in Arlington.
Great park, scenery is beautiful!
#2 of 2 Nature & Parks in Brookline
It is free to visit and take the tour led by a park ranger (ours was very knowledgeable and had a good sense of humor, too.)
Throughout his life, Frederick Law Olmsted designed such famous landmarks as Central Park in New York, Belle Isle Park in Detroit, several national parks, and the park systems of several major cities including Bos...
Paul Revere Mall Boston 5.4 km away
#16 of 51 Nature & Parks in Boston
It’s a nice little park, highlighted by the statue of Paul Revere on horseback.
Restful Historic Park
Castle Island Boston 9.1 km away
#7 of 51 Nature & Parks in Boston
A great place to bring your family on a sunny day, Castle Island features a historical fort, an open park with amazing views of Boston Harbor, a kids playground, a small beach for swimming, and Sullivan's hot dog...
the park was beautiful, with great views of the city and the harbor.
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Larz Anderson Park Brookline 7.2 km away
#1 of 2 Nature & Parks in Brookline
It's a great place to wander, play frisbee or toss a baseball, sit and read with a view of the skyline, fly a kite, etc. Drive to the top of the hill, park and walk around.
I remember enjoyably sledding down the snowy hills of Larz Anderson Park in the winter, immediately after a snow.
Jamaica Pond Boston 5.7 km away
#17 of 51 Nature & Parks in Boston
Wonderful nature spot, close to good eateries and cafes.
It's a good spot to get away from the city and feel like you're in the middle of nature without needing to drive for hours.
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James P Kelleher Rose Garden Boston 3.8 km away
#26 of 51 Nature & Parks in Boston
It is a beautiful little park with a magnificent variety of Roses.
In the middle of the park was a rose garden!
Chestnut Hill Reservoir Boston 4.9 km away
#22 of 51 Nature & Parks in Boston