Upper Charles River Reservation

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Upper Charles River Reservation
Massachusetts State Park
Hemlock Gorge (Charles River Reservation) - DSC09456.JPG
Hemlock Gorge
Country United States
State Massachusetts
Counties Suffolk, Middlesex
Municipalities Watertown, Newton,
Waltham, Weston,
Needham, West Roxbury
Elevation 85 ft (26 m) [1]
Coordinates 42°16′20″N 71°10′28″W / 42.27222°N 71.17444°W / 42.27222; -71.17444Coordinates: 42°16′20″N 71°10′28″W / 42.27222°N 71.17444°W / 42.27222; -71.17444 [1]
Biomes stream, wetland, park
Established Unspecified
Management Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
Nearest city Waltham, Massachusetts
Location in Massachusetts
Website: Upper Charles River Reservation

The Upper Charles River Reservation is a Massachusetts state park encompassing portions of the banks of the Charles River between the Watertown Dam in Watertown and Riverdale Park in the West Roxbury neighborhood of Boston.[2] The park is managed by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation. It includes land in the communities of Watertown, Waltham, Newton, Weston, Wellesley, Needham, and Boston. Some of the Charles River Reservation Parkways also fall within the park boundaries.

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  1. ^ a b "Riverdale Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Upper Charles River Reservation". MassParks. Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs. Retrieved February 8, 2014. 

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