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#1 of 5 Nature & Parks in Milton
... Chickatawbut Drives (stopping at the Chickatawbut lookout for the best views of Boston) and then you proceed on to Route 138 and turn north and park in the parking lot on the north side of the Trailside Museum.
For someone who loves solitude and nature, this place is an incredible treat.
Adams National Historical Park Quincy 6.2 km away
#1 of 4 Nature & Parks in Quincy
Our experience was further enriched by national park tour guides who provided us with valuable historical information and also entertained us with interesting family anecdotes.
The National Park Service did an excellent job with the tour and then we took our trolly to see the Peace Field home where John and Abigail spent their final days and where John Quincy Adams also spent his days.
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Arnold Arboretum Boston 6.9 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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#2 of 5 Nature & Parks in Milton
Perfect place for some jogging around the pond, picnic or swimming (weather permitting).Pretty and relatively clean, maintained by parks and recreation stuff.
#3 of 5 Nature & Parks in Milton
A sweet little museum with nature exhibits focused on native plants and animals (and people too- a fascinating diorama shows how the indigenous tribes once used the area).
We always loved nature and missed it, and this museum helped us feel better about our new homeland.
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston 9.5 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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Marina Bay Quincy 6.6 km away
#2 of 4 Nature & Parks in Quincy
Parking as someone else has mentioned is a bit tricky but find a legal place to park, there is valet parking for some of the dining venues.
Larz Anderson Park Brookline 7.7 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.
Chester-Blandford State Forest Chester 2.3 km away
#2 of 2 Nature & Parks in Chester
There are also numerous parks within their loosely agreed-upon confines.
Franklin Park Zoo Boston 5.5 km away
#20 of 51 Nature & Parks in Boston
We live near a smaller zoo like Franklin Park, so the size was perfect for us to be able to stroll around, see everything, and really take our time.
Located in a nice park, Franklin Zoo has the perfect size for visiting.
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Boston Nature Center Boston 3.6 km away
#38 of 51 Nature & Parks in Boston
The Boston Nature Center is free to visit and offers some great birding habitat and lots of trails.
Boston Public Garden Boston 11.4 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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Castle Island Boston 10.8 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 parks are kinda old but you can enjoy the breeze and the view with your loved ones.
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Blue Hills Ski Area Canton 5.3 km away
#1 of 2 Nature & Parks in Canton
Marine Park Boston 4.6 km away
#36 of 51 Nature & Parks in Boston
Charles River Bike Path Cambridge 11.2 km away
#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.
Rose Kennedy Greenway Boston 11.8 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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Boston Common Boston 11.3 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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Charles River Cambridge 11.7 km away
#1 of 10 Nature & Parks in Cambridge
Apart from the historical marvel of this place, the charm and beauty of nature + the boats sailing along the river is definitely something to see if you're visiting town.
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.
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Jamaica Pond Boston 8.1 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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Franklin Park Boston 5.5 km away
#35 of 51 Nature & Parks in Boston
#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...
Charles River Esplanade Boston 12.6 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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#2 of 51 Nature & Parks in Boston
Everything about this trip was perfect, from the friendly and informative park rangers, to the entertaining boat captain, to the lighthouse keeper in period costume and the helpful Coast Guard Auxiliary on the isl...
The trip was made special by all the enthusiastic and knowledgeable volunteers from Coast Guard Auxilliary, National Park Service, and Friends of the Boston Harbor Islands.
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Frog Pond Boston 11.4 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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Commonwealth Avenue Mall Boston 10.6 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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Emerald Necklace Boston 7.0 km away
#27 of 51 Nature & Parks in Boston
Highlights include Boston Common, Boston Public Garden, the Fens, Olmsted Park, Jamaica Pond (fantastic views here), and Arnold Arboretum (managed by Harvard).
If you want to get away from the city and get into nature go to the Emerald Necklace.
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Wollaston Beach Quincy 6.3 km away
#3 of 4 Nature & Parks in Quincy