Boston - Mass Trails

Boston has 7 square miles of open space, 15% of the total, and 77 miles of public trails.

The major open space properties in Boston are: Arnold Arboretum , Franklin Park , Deer Island Park , Boston Common , Old Harbor Reservation , and Spectacle Island . There are 460 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 70 1806
City of Boston 201 1450
Harvard University 2 335
National Park Service 7 256
DCR - Division of State Parks and Recreation 9 102

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Largest Boston Open Space Properties

Landowner Name Type Area In Boston Acres Trails miles
Harvard University Arnold Arboretum Conservation 282 7
City of Boston Franklin Park Park 492 7
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
City of Boston Spectacle Island Park 88 5

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