Franklin park boston map. The franklin park park is owned by the city of boston it is 492 acres with 7 miles of trails and is open to the public. If for any reason this is not displaying the correct map location then please inform us. Circuit drive boston 02121. Welcome to the country park the largest park and crowning jewel of frederick law olmsteds achievements in boston.
It offers a great space to get away from the city and have a cookout in the summer. Map of franklin park boston below we display the facility for you to find franklin park boston on the map. Franklin park is a large park south of roxbury in boston. Going from the boston common to franklin park you experience a common a garden a mall a former tidal marsh a river glen several ponds and an arboretum.
Drive up blue hill avenue rte 28 towards downtown pass franklin field and talbot ave on your right. Spotangels is the worlds largest community based parking app featured by both apple and google as waze for parking. Please see the map for trails and parking. Named for benjamin franklin the park brings together rural scenery spectacular rock outcroppings a woodland preserve expansive pastoral vistas and an area for active recreation and sports.
The grass is a little overgrown in spots but there are good facilities for kids and. Although often neglected in the past it is considered the crown jewel of olmsteds work in greater boston. To the blue hill avenue entrance zoo from mattapan square. Franklin park a partially wooded 527 acre 213 km 2 parkland in the jamaica plain roxbury and dorchester neighborhoods of boston massachusetts is maintained by the city of boston parks and recreation department.
Considered a country park when it was formed in the 19th century franklin park is the largest and last component of the emerald necklace created by frederick law olmsted.