Hammond Pond Reservation

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Hammond Pond Reservation
Metropolitan Park System of Greater Boston
Hammond Pond Reservation, Chestnut Hill MA.jpg
Hammond Pond Reservation
Country United States
State Massachusetts
County Middlesex
Municipality Newton
Location Hammond Pond Parkway
 - elevation 180 ft (55 m)
 - coordinates 42°19′30″N 71°10′36″W / 42.32500°N 71.17667°W / 42.32500; -71.17667Coordinates: 42°19′30″N 71°10′36″W / 42.32500°N 71.17667°W / 42.32500; -71.17667
Area 59.455 acres (24 ha) [1]
Geology Roxbury puddingstone
Founded Unspecified
Management Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
Location of Hammond Pond Reservation
Website: Hammond Pond Reservation
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hammond Pond Reservation

Hammond Pond Reservation is a protected woodland park in Newton, Massachusetts. It features Hammond Pond fishing, hiking trails and formations of sandstone conglomerate and Roxbury puddingstone which are popular for rock climbing.[2][3]

The reservation is part of the Metropolitan Park System of Greater Boston. Its first parcel was acquired in 1968, and its most current in 1979.[3]


  1. ^ 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. ^ "Hammond Pond Reservation". MassParks. Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Department of Conservation and Recreation. Retrieved August 21, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Webster Conservation Area and Hammond Pond Reservation". Newton Conservators. Retrieved August 21, 2013. 

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