Chestnut Hill Reservation

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Chestnut Hill Reservation
Massachusetts State Park
Chestnut Hill Reservation, Chestnut Hill MA.jpg
Chestnut Hill Reservation
Country United States
State Massachusetts
County Suffolk
City Boston
Location Beacon Street
 - elevation 131 ft (40 m) [1]
 - coordinates 42°20′6.30″N 71°09′30.52″W / 42.3350833°N 71.1584778°W / 42.3350833; -71.1584778Coordinates: 42°20′6.30″N 71°09′30.52″W / 42.3350833°N 71.1584778°W / 42.3350833; -71.1584778
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 Massachusetts state park surrounding the Chestnut Hill Reservoir in the Allston-Brighton neighborhood of Boston.[3] It 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. The park is managed by the Department of Conservation and Recreation.

Activities and amenities[edit]

  • The reservoir is circled by a one-and-a-half mile walking path[2] and also has shoreline fishing.
  • The Reilly Memorial Recreation Center sits beside the reservoir and has a swimming pool and skating rink.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Chestnut Hill Reservoir". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ a b "9: 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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