Boston - Mass Trails

Boston has 9 square miles of open space, 17% of the total, and 100 miles of public trails.

The major open space properties in Boston are: Stony Brook Reservation , Charles River Reservation , Old Harbor Reservation , Franklin Park , Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area , and Charles River Esplanade . There are 482 open space properties in total.

The largest open space landowners in Boston are: DCR - Division of Urban Parks and Recreation, City of Boston, Harvard University, Massachusetts Water Resources Authority, and National Park Service.

Boston - Trail Map

Major Boston Open Space Landowners

Landowner Properties Area In Boston Acres
DCR - Division of Urban Parks and Recreation 66 1676
City of Boston 183 1384
Harvard University 2 359
Massachusetts Water Resources Authority 3 127
National Park Service 5 92

See all 23 landowners in Boston

Largest Boston Open Space Properties

Landowner Name Type Area In Boston Acres Trails miles
DCR - Division of Urban Parks and Recreation Stony Brook Reservation Conservation 566 14
Charles River Reservation Conservation 167 12
DCR - Division of Urban Parks and Recreation Old Harbor Reservation Conservation 213 10
City of Boston Franklin Park Park 492 10
Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area Conservation 755 8
Charles River Esplanade Park 59 8

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