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Address: 250 Fresh Pond Parkway, Cambridge, MA 02138
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Wonderful peaceful area set in the middle of very busy areas but quiet enough to find that perfect spot. Run, bike, walk - it's up to you. Some pet areas available also. Walk... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Wonderful peaceful area set in the middle of very busy areas but quiet enough to find that perfect spot. Run, bike, walk - it's up to you. Some pet areas available also. Walk around the "pond" and enjoy a walk that is worth the effort but not exhausting.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

a great place to walk, run, walk your dog and commune with nature. Bucolic, relaxing and restorative. A great escape from the hustle and bustle of an urban environment.

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Watertown, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This is a decent place to go walking if you're looking to meet up with people who are driving and those who need to take the T. Otherwise, it's not great, because it's very crowded, and not that interesting. Also, if you are driving, you should park at Whole Foods or somewhere else in that lot, because much of the... More 

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Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We stayed in the hotel next to this reservation. This is a very peaceful and beautiful park. We went geocaching and had a great time. Highly recommended.

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Boston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Fresh Pond is the biggest green space in Cambridge. It's a great place for a walk. Residents' well-behaved dogs are allowed off leash, so it's more or less dog heaven. I like dogs but don't want the trouble of ownership, so this is a great place to enjoy OPD: other people's dogs. Wave hello to Ranger Jean. Late in the... More 

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America
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

This is for Cambridge residents only. There is NO... NO parking place not even the one you would put a quarter to the meter around... Terrible..

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Beautiful. Peaceful. Good to connect with nature. The paths are nice to walk but not too long.It is nice to walk around and take pictures particularly in the winter with snow in the ground.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

A really well designed nature preserve amongst office and residential buildings where one can walk, run and cycle. There are some great birds and some lovely places from which to view them. It is a haven from the busy city life that is all around.

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Bremen, Georgia, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I visited Fresh Pond Reservation with a baby in a stroller and a dog on a leash - it was a hot summer day and we needed cool air! It was lovely, the paths are well maintained, easy for a stroller. Everyone on the path was friendly, all the dogs well behaved. There is a spot where dogs can go... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This is one of those parks that feels like it's supposed to be pretty, but isn't because much of the pond and the fields are right next to a busy parkway. Nature this isn't.

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Address: 250 Fresh Pond Parkway, Cambridge, MA 02138
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge

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