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Jamaica Pond

Between The Jamaicaway and Perkins Street, Boston, MA 02130
+1 617-635-4505
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Enchanting place

Early morning or late afternoon the light is so kind... People from every color are either walking... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2016
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Beautiful pond!

Visited Boston and stayed in Jamaica Plain. Walked around the pond in Jamaica Plain at sunset... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2016
Hammond, Ontario
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Between The Jamaicaway and Perkins Street, Boston, MA 02130
Jamaica Plain
+1 617-635-4505
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Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Early morning or late afternoon the light is so kind... People from every color are either walking or running or king an hour on the bench for dreaming, or meditating. I love these hours when I either walk fast with my music or walk leisurely...More

Reviewed July 26, 2016

Visited Boston and stayed in Jamaica Plain. Walked around the pond in Jamaica Plain at sunset. Just beautiful. Saw many joggers and walkers. A family of ducks too! No biking or swimming allowed. Very nice relaxing place to visit!

Thank TheGaumonds
Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

We visit Boston every summer and are so fortunate to stay in Jamaica Plain. Jamaica Pond is one of my favorite places in Boston. Just a beautiful pond with walking/jogging paths. You can see folks taking sailing lessons, locals walking their dogs, joggers, walkers. Just...More

Thank mxdunne
Reviewed July 3, 2016

A lovely walk around the lake and opportunities to boat (rowing, sailing and kayaking). Just nice to spend time in the outdoors so close to the city centre

Thank rocciojs
Reviewed June 25, 2016

Jamaica Pond lies along the Emerald Necklace, which winds its way through southern parts of Boston. It is surrounded by several walking paths and is easily accessible by walking from all surrounding areas. It is accessible via public transit on the Orange Line, the Green...More

Thank Andrei S
Reviewed December 15, 2015

Great walking path around the pond frequented by joggers and moms with strollers. Interesting place with a seasonal boat house and lots of natural beauty

Thank TeddyParker
Reviewed November 22, 2015

yet another pretty area to walk around in Jamaica Plain....nice walk around the pond, some people use it as a jogging track. Pretty in the Fall...leaves changing color. Have seen people fishing there. In the summer, you can rent a row boat or a sail...More

Thank Nance Z
Reviewed September 12, 2015

I am staying with friends in Jamaica Plain and love getting up each morning to go for a walk around Jamaica Pond. The name is a little deceiving as it's more a lake than a pond. I love my FitBit and it tells me I...More

Thank Watos7
Reviewed August 27, 2015

This is a wonderful pond to walk around, sit by and observe the wonderful wild life in the city. There are festivals on the water like wake up the earth and other times. Great area for nature

Thank Shuggiplum
Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

Jamaica Pond and the adajcent Jamaica Way were designed by Frederick Law Olmstead, if you know his work you can see his touch. The park continues to be enjoyed by many to this day it was active both times I visited. The park has nice...More

Thank hlhnco
Jamaica Plain
This Boston neighborhood feels like a distinct
community unique and separate from the bustle of other
areas. Beautiful Victorian homes, restaurants with an
emphasis on being eco-friendly and providing local and
organic food, and a large Hispanic community. Visit
Centre and South streets for restaurants, cafes, and
little shops. The Arnold Arboretum is a beautiful,
large green space well worth a visit if you venture to
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