Wilson Mountain Reservation

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Wilson Mountain Reservation
Metropolitan Park System of Greater Boston
Trail leading into Wilson Mountain Reservation, Dedham MA.jpg
Trail leading into the reservation
Country United States
State Massachusetts
County Norfolk
Town Dedham
Highest point Wilson Mountain
 - elevation 279 ft (85 m) [1]
 - coordinates 42°15′25″N 71°12′05″W / 42.25694°N 71.20139°W / 42.25694; -71.20139 [1]
Area 215 acres (87 ha) [2]
State-purchased 1994
Management Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
 - location 384 Common Street,
Dedham, Massachusetts
 - coordinates 42°15′33″N 71°11′51″W / 42.25917°N 71.19750°W / 42.25917; -71.19750
Owner Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Location in Massachusetts
Website: Wilson Mountain Reservation

Wilson Mountain Reservation is a state-owned, public recreation area and protected woodland park in Dedham, Massachusetts, managed by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation.[3] It features hiking trails, open space and a summit view of the Boston skyline,[4] and is an important wildlife preserve. At 215 acres (87 ha), it is the largest remaining open space in Dedham. The reservation is part of the Metropolitan Park System of Greater Boston.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Wilson Mountain". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "2012 Acreage Listing" (PDF). Department of Conservation and Recreation. April 2012. Retrieved January 30, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Wilson Mountain Reservation". MassParks. Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs. Retrieved August 23, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Partnership Announced to Manage Wilson Mountain Reservation in Dedham" (Press release). The Trustees of Reservations. September 8, 2008. Retrieved December 13, 2009. 

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