Boston - Mass Trails

Boston has 7 square miles of open space, 15% of the total, and 79 miles of public trails.

The major open space properties in Boston are: Arnold Arboretum , Charles River Esplanade , Franklin Park , Deer Island Park , Boston Common , and Old Harbor Reservation . There are 456 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, National Park Service, and DCR - Division of State Parks and Recreation.

Boston - Trail Map

Major Boston Open Space Landowners

Landowner Properties Area In Boston Acres
DCR - Division of Urban Parks and Recreation 91 1791
City of Boston 198 1441
Harvard University 2 335
National Park Service 7 256
DCR - Division of State Parks and Recreation 9 102

See all 24 landowners in Boston

Largest Boston Open Space Properties

Landowner Name Type Area In Boston Acres Trails miles
Harvard University Arnold Arboretum Conservation 282 7
DCR - Division of Urban Parks and Recreation Charles River Esplanade Park 63 7
City of Boston Franklin Park Park 491 6
National Park Service Deer Island Park Park 78 6
Boston Common Park 48 6
DCR - Division of Urban Parks and Recreation Old Harbor Reservation Conservation 213 5

See All 456 properties in Boston