Chestnut Hill Reservation

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Chestnut Hill Reservation
Massachusetts State Park
Chestnut Hill Reservation, Chestnut Hill MA.jpg
Country United States
State Massachusetts
County Suffolk
City Boston
Elevation 131 ft (40 m) [1]
Coordinates 42°20′07″N 71°09′29″W / 42.33528°N 71.15806°W / 42.33528; -71.15806Coordinates: 42°20′07″N 71°09′29″W / 42.33528°N 71.15806°W / 42.33528; -71.15806 [1]
Area 120 acres (49 ha) [2]
Established Unspecified
Management Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
Location in Massachusetts
Website: Chestnut Hill Reservation

Chestnut Hill Reservation is a public recreation area and historic preserve surrounding the Chestnut Hill Reservoir in the Allston-Brighton neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. The reserve is part of the Chestnut Hill Reservoir Historic District, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and is a City of Boston Landmark. It is managed by the Department of Conservation and Recreation.[3]

Activities and amenities[edit]

A one-and-a-half mile walking path encircles the reservoir.[2] Shoreline fishing is offered. The Reilly Memorial Recreation Center beside the reservoir has a swimming pool and skating rink.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Chestnut Hill Reservoir". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ a b "Chestnut Hill Reservation". Newton Park and Conservation Lands. Newton Conservators. Retrieved March 1, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Chestnut Hill Reservation". MassParks. Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs. Retrieved September 9, 2013. 

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