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Mystic River Reservation

Mystic Valley Parkway, Somerville, MA 02144
+1 617 727 5380
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Ranked #5 of 6 Attractions in Somerville
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- Sep 8, 2014
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Boston, Massachusetts
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52 reviews 52 reviews
27 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This is a great place for bike riding. Close to Boston, great parking next to the State Police Headquarters. Accessible from route 16. The ride around the Mystic River reservation is about 3 miles. Most are paved which are excellent if you just want to jog or walk. Ideal for parents that want to train kids in their bicycles. No... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I am visiting my son who lives in Arlington with the Mystic River as a boundary. It is a beautiful meandering river with well shaded walk ways popular with joggers and geese. People with boats are on the river enjoying summer with the family. On top of it a bus ride or a cup of coffee are just 10 minutes... More

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

it's so calm and peaceful, a little slice of widreness nestled in the city. Really good rates on boatrentals too

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Cambridge
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

It isn't a place that you walk to, but it is a great walk, with a great view of Boston and very outdoorsy. Unfortunately, it is on a busy highway, but if you go by the river, it's peaceful.

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Boston
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43 reviews 43 reviews
8 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2009

Great place to walk your dog or just relax in park land!

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