Lynn Shore Reservation

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Lynn Shore Reservation
Metropolitan Park System of Greater Boston
Red Rock Park, Lynn Shore Reservation, Lynn MA.jpg
Red Rock Park
Country United States
State Massachusetts
County Essex
City Lynn
Location Lynn Shore Drive
 - coordinates 42°27′38″N 70°55′53″W / 42.46056°N 70.93139°W / 42.46056; -70.93139Coordinates: 42°27′38″N 70°55′53″W / 42.46056°N 70.93139°W / 42.46056; -70.93139
Area 22.041 acres (9 ha) [1]
Founded Unspecified
Management Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
Location of Lynn Shore Reservation
Website: Lynn Shore & Nahant Beach Reservation

Lynn Shore Reservation is a protected coastal reservation in the city of Lynn, Massachusetts. It includes 22 acres (8.9 ha) of beaches and recreational areas.[1] From north to south, King's Beach, Red Rock Park and Lynn Beach are located along Lynn Shore Drive and Nahant Bay, a small bay of the Atlantic. The reservation shares athletic fields with Nahant Beach Reservation in the area around Nahant Rotary, a traffic circle at its southern end.[2][3]

The reservation is part of the Metropolitan Park System of Greater Boston.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Protected and recreational open space datalayer, Office of Geographic and Environmental Information (MassGIS), Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs - http://www.mass.gov/mgis/dd-over.htm
  2. ^ "Lynn Shore & Nahant Beach Reservation". MassParks. Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Department of Conservation and Recreation. Retrieved August 5, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Lynn Shore Map" (PDF). MassParks: Lynn Shore & Nahant Beach Reservation. Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Department of Conservation and Recreation. Retrieved August 5, 2013. 

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