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Charles River Peninsula

Fisher Street, Needham, MA 02492
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Beautiful

Great series of board walks and trails that take you from Great Plain Avenue all the way to the PTC... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Northern_Traveler00
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Boston, Massachusetts
Peaceful serene walking by the river

This property is great for a relaxed walk by the river, through woods and open fields. Also, good... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dale F
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Surrounded on three sides by the river, this restored grassland field is accessible by either foot or boat.
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  • Average6%
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“rail trail” (3 reviews)
“great place” (3 reviews)
“charles river” (2 reviews)
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Fisher Street, Needham, MA 02492
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great series of board walks and trails that take you from Great Plain Avenue all the way to the PTC parking lot. Much of the walk goes near the Charles River. Just be careful after it rains as it can get muddy!

Thank Northern_Traveler00
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This property is great for a relaxed walk by the river, through woods and open fields. Also, good parking and access to the rail trail.

Thank Dale F
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Most Needhamites don't even know about this place! If you want to go canoeing/kayaking, this is a great place. There's a little parking lot off Fisher Street, and you place your craft into Redwing Bay, so-named because in the spring and fall, as you canoe...More

Thank gibbylou
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Great local spot for putting in your kayak or canoe for a trip on the Charles. Particularly great in the fall with the foliage.

Thank Kathleen O
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We live near here and we love this place. It is very nice, safe and quiet place. We are walking here at trailer, enjoy every weather.

Thank Larissa921
Reviewed 23 May 2017

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 23 May 2017

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
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