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Address: 250 Fresh Pond Parkway, Cambridge, MA 02138
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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.

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

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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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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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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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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Boston, MA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We took our 3 year old dog to Fresh Pond in Cambridge for a walk for the first time recently. What a beautiful spot! The paths are well kept and there is a section where your dog is allowed to walk off-leash (technically it is for dogs licensed in Cambridge but no one checked). What a great atmosphere! The dogs... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Come spring and Fresh Pond is filled with cyclists, joggers, walker, dogs, strollers, wheelchairs. Happy dogs splashing in a side pond, or lolling about on lawns with their content owners. Cyclists and runners make their way around the beautiful 2 mile perimeter of the pond. It is brilliantly cared for by Reservation staff and volunteers, they are always improving it... More 

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Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

I have lived in Cambridge in the past and run around Fresh Pond many times. On my trip there this year, I walked it with a friend. We enjoyed seeing many birds and flowering bushes and trees. Please spend some time there, it really is pretty.

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

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