Towns Ranked By Open Space Area

Name Open Space Area Square Miles Open Space Area Rank Open Space Area Percentage Open Space Area Percentage Rank Public Trails Miles Public Trails Miles Rank
Petersham 60.0 1 88.1 1 45.4 48
New Salem 48.4 2 82.6 3 7.9 239
Plymouth 27.3 3 26.6 87 159.6 1
Warwick 21.0 4 55.9 9 37.1 65
Savoy 20.2 5 56.0 8 40.4 58
Nantucket 18.4 6 37.7 33 28.8 94
Ware 18.1 7 45.2 16 17.8 152
Royalston 17.6 8 41.4 24 26.3 105
Washington 17.5 9 45.1 17 51.9 31
Mount Washington 17.5 10 78.1 4 28.4 99
Wendell 17.2 11 53.4 10 49.3 38
Hubbardston 17.0 12 40.5 26 21.4 128
Pelham 16.5 13 62.2 7 37.3 64
Windsor 15.9 14 45.3 15 22.9 122
Truro 15.4 15 70.3 5 73.4 12
Great Barrington 15.0 16 32.7 62 26.6 104
Barre 14.9 17 33.4 52 19.3 138
Ipswich 14.8 18 44.7 18 72.8 13
Hardwick 14.5 19 35.6 41 6.6 252
Hawley 14.5 20 47.4 13 57.7 26
Belchertown 14.2 21 25.8 93 49.0 40
Barnstable 14.1 22 22.5 125 88.3 8
Hancock 14.0 23 39.2 28 33.9 73
Sandisfield 13.8 24 26.1 91 15.3 172
Wellfleet 13.7 25 65.1 6 82.6 9
Rutland 13.6 26 37.6 35 33.0 77
Williamstown 13.2 27 28.3 80 47.5 43
Newbury 12.4 28 51.4 11 25.3 112
Dartmouth 12.1 29 19.5 154 15.4 171
Shutesbury 12.0 30 44.4 19 38.7 61
Peru 11.8 31 45.4 14 10.6 214
New Marlborough 11.4 32 23.8 105 9.0 232
Townsend 11.3 33 34.3 46 56.3 28
Groton 10.9 34 32.4 64 135.3 2
Monterey 10.9 35 39.7 27 15.5 170
Chester 10.3 36 27.8 83 13.5 189
Montague 10.1 37 32.2 65 38.7 62
West Tisbury 9.8 38 37.5 36 30.0 86
Otis 9.7 39 25.6 94 0.4 338
Huntington 9.7 40 36.3 39 26.0 107
Ashburnham 9.7 41 23.7 109 12.7 199
Easton 9.6 42 32.8 60 32.1 80
Dalton 9.4 43 43.0 22 21.0 132
Florida 9.3 44 37.8 32 19.6 136
Sheffield 9.3 45 19.1 156 19.1 142
Chesterfield 9.3 46 29.7 75 9.2 227
Winchendon 9.2 47 21.0 142 25.1 113
Fall River 9.1 48 23.7 107 46.4 45
Edgartown 9.1 49 34.0 48 42.9 52
Orange 9.0 50 24.9 100 5.6 264
Middleborough 8.9 51 12.4 234 2.5 309
Provincetown 8.7 52 83.8 2 29.1 93
Sturbridge 8.7 53 22.3 127 51.2 33
Princeton 8.7 54 24.2 104 60.4 23
Middlefield 8.7 55 36.0 40 6.9 250
Douglas 8.6 56 22.8 121 68.7 16
Boston 8.5 57 17.0 171 99.7 5
Andover 8.4 58 26.3 89 115.2 3
Concord 8.4 59 32.7 61 101.4 4
Falmouth 8.4 60 18.5 160 88.7 7
Worthington 8.4 61 26.2 90 4.0 288
Harvard 8.4 62 31.0 71 78.6 11
Cheshire 8.4 63 30.4 74 16.9 156
Sharon 8.3 64 34.2 47 51.5 32
Leverett 8.1 65 35.1 43 35.8 69
Northfield 8.0 66 22.7 123 35.0 70
Oakham 8.0 67 37.7 34 16.4 161
Becket 7.8 68 16.4 180 12.1 204
North Andover 7.8 69 28.3 81 81.0 10
Tolland 7.8 70 23.8 106 5.6 263
Pittsfield 7.8 71 18.4 161 25.8 109
Sudbury 7.7 72 31.3 67 48.4 41
Adams 7.7 73 33.7 50 29.7 90
Templeton 7.7 74 23.7 108 16.5 159
Hingham 7.6 75 33.6 51 71.6 14
Freetown 7.6 76 21.4 139 37.8 63
Lanesborough 7.4 77 25.1 98 11.2 210
Holyoke 7.4 78 32.4 63 57.5 27
Phillipston 7.2 79 29.3 76 3.8 290
Wales 7.0 80 43.9 20 7.7 244
Marshfield 6.9 81 24.4 102 33.8 75
Athol 6.9 82 20.7 146 14.8 178
Blandford 6.8 83 12.8 227 8.5 235
Granville 6.8 84 15.7 192 12.0 205
Westford 6.8 85 21.6 136 89.1 6
Lenox 6.7 86 31.1 69 17.0 155
Westminster 6.7 87 18.1 164 30.4 85
Taunton 6.7 88 14.0 216 42.4 54
Spencer 6.7 89 19.7 150 32.2 79
Rowley 6.4 90 34.5 45 15.2 173
Chatham 6.3 91 37.0 38 13.8 187
Tyringham 6.3 92 33.3 56 16.2 163
Lincoln 6.2 93 41.6 23 69.5 15
Clarksburg 6.2 94 48.5 12 6.7 251
Granby 6.1 95 21.9 130 50.1 35
Gardner 6.1 96 26.6 86 11.7 207
Yarmouth 6.1 97 24.5 101 54.2 30
Plainfield 6.1 98 28.5 78 6.0 260
Northampton 6.1 99 17.0 173 64.6 19
Brewster 6.0 100 23.5 111 59.2 25
Eastham 5.9 101 41.4 25 24.9 114
North Adams 5.9 102 28.7 77 19.1 140
New Ashford 5.9 103 43.9 21 13.9 186
Mashpee 5.9 104 23.0 116 45.3 49
Wayland 5.9 105 37.0 37 45.5 47
Amherst 5.8 106 20.9 143 60.9 22
Monson 5.7 107 12.7 229 10.5 216
Medfield 5.7 108 38.8 30 42.3 55
Erving 5.6 109 39.2 29 28.5 97
Hinsdale 5.6 110 25.8 92 4.1 287
Conway 5.6 111 14.7 204 7.8 241
Leominster 5.6 112 18.8 158 36.9 66
Ashby 5.5 113 23.0 115 14.8 179
Brimfield 5.5 114 15.5 195 21.5 127
Quincy 5.4 115 31.1 70 64.0 20
Rowe 5.4 116 22.4 126 16.2 164
Colrain 5.3 117 12.2 238 14.6 181
Bourne 5.3 118 12.8 226 49.6 37
Stockbridge 5.1 119 21.6 133 9.6 222
Stow 5.1 120 28.4 79 46.4 44
Carlisle 5.1 121 32.8 59 59.2 24
Bernardston 5.0 122 21.4 138 10.3 217
Duxbury 5.0 123 20.7 147 31.3 83
Hopkinton 4.9 124 17.5 168 50.0 36
Montgomery 4.8 125 32.1 66 13.3 195
Lee 4.8 126 17.9 166 14.2 183
Boxford 4.8 127 19.7 149 32.4 78
Dover 4.7 128 30.6 73 62.1 21
Upton 4.6 129 21.3 140 45.6 46
Chilmark 4.6 130 22.8 119 5.4 267
Lunenburg 4.6 131 16.5 178 28.4 98
Hamilton 4.6 132 30.7 72 39.6 60
Carver 4.5 133 11.3 250 24.1 119
Topsfield 4.5 134 35.1 44 19.8 134
Milton 4.4 135 33.4 53 42.0 56
Rochester 4.4 136 12.2 237 0.1 347
Gloucester 4.4 137 16.4 181 68.1 17
Framingham 4.2 138 16.0 186 44.1 51
Brookfield 4.2 139 25.4 96 0.8 333
South Hadley 4.2 140 22.8 120 31.3 82
Holden 4.2 141 11.5 248 27.0 103
Norwell 4.1 142 19.6 152 25.9 108
Monroe 4.1 143 38.4 31 6.9 249
Southborough 4.1 144 26.5 88 16.7 157
Weston 4.1 145 23.7 110 65.5 18
Millis 4.1 146 33.2 58 10.3 218
Charlemont 4.0 147 15.2 199 15.9 167
Egremont 4.0 148 21.4 137 7.8 240
Goshen 4.0 149 22.9 118 17.0 154
Orleans 4.0 150 27.4 85 13.9 184
Sandwich 4.0 151 9.1 273 41.5 57
Marion 3.9 152 27.9 82 0.8 334
Williamsburg 3.9 153 15.3 198 6.2 257
Worcester 3.9 154 10.2 261 50.2 34
Shirley 3.9 155 24.3 103 15.1 175
Sutton 3.8 156 11.2 252 22.5 123
Ashfield 3.8 157 9.4 269 9.6 223
Lexington 3.8 158 22.7 122 54.9 29
Palmer 3.8 159 11.8 244 3.4 296
Westfield 3.7 160 7.9 288 14.6 180
Foxborough 3.7 161 17.9 165 42.7 53
Holliston 3.7 162 19.6 153 36.6 67
Sunderland 3.7 163 25.0 99 21.6 126
Hadley 3.7 164 14.9 201 34.1 72
Pepperell 3.6 165 15.4 196 23.7 120
Sherborn 3.5 166 22.0 129 36.3 68
Ludlow 3.5 167 12.5 232 28.2 100
Bedford 3.5 168 25.5 95 45.2 50
Acton 3.5 169 17.0 170 49.1 39
Mattapoisett 3.4 170 19.6 151 4.3 285
New Bedford 3.4 171 16.8 176 2.0 318
Bridgewater 3.4 172 12.0 241 4.9 276
Wareham 3.4 173 9.1 272 24.3 116
Cohasset 3.3 174 33.3 55 29.3 92
Wrentham 3.3 175 14.7 205 47.6 42
Westport 3.3 176 6.4 309 3.0 304
Middleton 3.3 177 22.6 124 15.6 168
Springfield 3.3 178 9.9 264 8.1 236
Canton 3.2 179 16.6 177 14.9 176
Bolton 3.2 180 15.9 188 34.7 71
Fitchburg 3.1 181 11.1 254 13.4 192
West Springfield 3.1 182 17.8 167 31.1 84
Marlborough 3.1 183 14.0 215 21.2 131
Northborough 3.1 184 16.4 182 17.3 153
Mansfield 3.0 185 14.9 202 12.4 202
Weymouth 3.0 186 17.0 172 17.8 151
Charlton 3.0 187 6.9 304 19.2 139
Cummington 3.0 188 13.1 223 0.5 336
Walpole 3.0 189 14.2 213 24.2 117
Gosnold 2.9 190 21.7 132 18.9 144
Lynn 2.9 191 25.1 97 31.8 81
Wilbraham 2.9 192 12.9 225 2.4 311
Holland 2.9 193 22.0 128 2.3 315
Westborough 2.9 194 13.3 220 16.3 162
Georgetown 2.8 195 21.6 134 13.5 190
Dunstable 2.8 196 16.8 175 19.1 141
Medford 2.8 197 33.3 54 40.0 59
Pembroke 2.8 198 11.9 242 12.7 200
Essex 2.8 199 19.4 155 26.0 106
Heath 2.8 200 11.1 253 0.0 350
Littleton 2.7 201 15.6 193 29.9 88
Wenham 2.7 202 33.2 57 16.5 160
Lancaster 2.7 203 9.6 267 13.9 185
Stoughton 2.7 204 16.3 183 14.9 177
Needham 2.7 205 20.9 144 33.8 74
Salisbury 2.7 206 16.8 174 4.9 277
Saugus 2.6 207 23.2 113 18.9 145
Braintree 2.6 208 18.2 163 16.7 158
Groveland 2.6 209 27.7 84 3.5 293
Harwich 2.6 210 11.5 246 22.2 124
Lakeville 2.6 211 7.1 297 0.3 340
Hanson 2.6 212 16.2 184 13.6 188
Scituate 2.5 213 14.6 206 4.9 275
West Bridgewater 2.5 214 16.0 187 1.5 322
Boxborough 2.4 215 23.5 112 24.2 118
Agawam 2.4 216 10.0 262 29.8 89
Attleboro 2.4 217 8.8 275 13.0 196
Rehoboth 2.4 218 5.1 324 2.9 305
Ashland 2.4 219 18.8 157 24.5 115
West Brookfield 2.4 220 11.5 247 3.3 298
Halifax 2.4 221 13.8 218 13.0 197
Shrewsbury 2.4 222 11.0 256 2.9 306
Deerfield 2.4 223 7.1 299 9.5 226
Stoneham 2.4 224 35.4 42 28.8 95
Whately 2.4 225 11.4 249 5.1 272
Tewksbury 2.3 226 11.1 255 12.9 198
Beverly 2.3 227 15.1 200 28.1 102
Uxbridge 2.3 228 7.7 291 16.1 165
Webster 2.3 229 15.9 189 15.5 169
Natick 2.3 230 14.5 209 7.5 246
Reading 2.3 231 22.9 117 10.7 213
Richmond 2.3 232 12.0 239 4.1 286
Grafton 2.3 233 9.8 265 18.1 150
Paxton 2.3 234 14.7 203 6.4 255
Russell 2.3 235 12.7 230 9.6 224
Leyden 2.2 236 12.3 236 3.0 303
Rockport 2.2 237 31.1 68 28.6 96
Billerica 2.2 238 8.3 281 21.2 129
Danvers 2.2 239 15.7 191 7.9 237
Northbridge 2.2 240 12.0 240 19.0 143
Longmeadow 2.1 241 21.6 135 2.6 308
East Brookfield 2.1 242 19.8 148 1.4 326
Norton 2.1 243 7.0 302 8.6 234
Fairhaven 2.0 244 16.4 179 3.2 299
Shelburne 2.0 245 8.7 277 4.7 279
Dennis 2.0 246 9.6 268 6.0 261
Westhampton 2.0 247 7.3 294 6.3 256
Amesbury 2.0 248 14.4 210 19.4 137
Waltham 2.0 249 14.3 211 33.3 76
Dedham 1.9 250 18.3 162 9.1 228
Westwood 1.9 251 17.3 169 19.7 135
Berlin 1.9 252 14.5 208 18.4 148
Newburyport 1.9 253 21.7 131 29.9 87
Greenfield 1.9 254 8.6 278 8.9 233
West Newbury 1.8 255 12.5 233 4.5 281
Maynard 1.8 256 33.9 49 12.5 201
Easthampton 1.8 257 13.4 219 21.2 130
North Attleborough 1.8 258 9.1 271 9.1 231
Burlington 1.7 259 14.3 212 29.7 91
Randolph 1.7 260 16.2 185 18.4 147
North Brookfield 1.7 261 7.7 292 3.8 289
Hanover 1.6 262 10.5 259 10.1 220
Newton 1.6 263 9.0 274 28.2 101
Manchester-by-the-Sea 1.6 264 20.9 145 25.5 110
Alford 1.6 265 14.1 214 7.6 245
Wellesley 1.6 266 15.3 197 25.3 111
Southwick 1.6 267 5.0 325 7.9 238
Lowell 1.6 268 10.9 257 13.4 191
Sterling 1.6 269 4.9 326 6.2 259
Brockton 1.5 270 7.2 296 6.2 258
West Stockbridge 1.5 271 8.1 284 0.3 341
Seekonk 1.5 272 8.1 285 6.4 254
New Braintree 1.5 273 7.1 298 1.2 330
Leicester 1.5 274 5.9 318 3.5 294
Chelmsford 1.4 275 6.2 312 18.2 149
North Reading 1.4 276 10.5 258 9.5 225
Haverhill 1.4 277 3.9 335 14.4 182
Hampden 1.4 278 6.9 303 7.3 248
Dracut 1.3 279 6.3 310 5.1 271
Boylston 1.3 280 6.6 308 10.0 221
Wilmington 1.3 281 7.6 293 5.5 266
Abington 1.3 282 12.8 228 22.0 125
Salem 1.3 283 15.5 194 15.2 174
Lynnfield 1.3 284 12.3 235 2.4 312
Woburn 1.3 285 9.7 266 11.6 208
Raynham 1.2 286 6.0 317 0.4 339
Peabody 1.2 287 7.2 295 10.9 212
Warren 1.2 288 4.3 331 0.2 342
Merrimac 1.2 289 13.3 222 10.6 215
Gill 1.2 290 8.0 287 5.3 268
Acushnet 1.2 291 6.1 315 0.0 349
Franklin 1.1 292 4.2 333 7.4 247
Ayer 1.1 293 11.8 243 3.6 292
Mendon 1.1 294 6.2 314 11.8 206
Melrose 1.1 295 23.1 114 16.1 166
Norfolk 1.1 296 7.0 300 2.3 314
East Bridgewater 1.1 297 6.1 316 1.2 328
Southampton 1.0 298 3.6 340 4.5 282
Chicopee 1.0 299 4.3 332 20.9 133
Milford 1.0 300 6.7 307 11.0 211
Tyngsborough 1.0 301 5.5 319 9.1 230
Hudson 1.0 302 8.2 282 9.1 229
Revere 1.0 303 15.8 190 5.1 274
Plainville 0.9 304 8.2 283 5.6 262
Swansea 0.9 305 4.1 334 4.8 278
Whitman 0.9 306 13.3 221 1.2 329
Kingston 0.9 307 4.8 328 1.4 325
Hatfield 0.9 308 5.4 322 3.4 297
Winchester 0.9 309 13.9 217 18.5 146
Tisbury 0.9 310 13.0 224 1.7 320
Cambridge 0.8 311 11.7 245 23.3 121
East Longmeadow 0.8 312 6.2 311 0.1 345
Auburn 0.8 313 4.9 327 1.1 331
Holbrook 0.8 314 10.5 260 3.0 302
Norwood 0.7 315 7.0 301 2.7 307
Blackstone 0.7 316 6.2 313 11.3 209
Belmont 0.7 317 14.6 207 13.4 193
Hopedale 0.7 318 12.5 231 5.1 273
Aquinnah 0.7 319 11.3 251 1.3 327
Bellingham 0.6 320 3.4 341 3.1 301
Hull 0.6 321 21.3 141 1.0 332
Millbury 0.6 322 3.9 336 12.3 203
Southbridge 0.6 323 3.0 344 2.3 313
Wakefield 0.6 324 7.9 289 5.2 270
Brookline 0.6 325 9.2 270 5.5 265
Berkley 0.6 326 3.6 339 0.1 344
Oak Bluffs 0.6 327 8.0 286 1.6 321
Methuen 0.6 328 2.5 346 2.2 317
Dudley 0.5 329 2.5 345 4.4 284
Lawrence 0.5 330 6.8 306 13.3 194
Medway 0.5 331 3.9 337 3.4 295
Buckland 0.4 332 2.2 347 0.8 335
Arlington 0.4 333 7.8 290 10.2 219
Oxford 0.4 334 1.5 349 7.7 243
Dighton 0.4 335 1.8 348 0.1 348
Avon 0.4 336 8.5 279 0.4 337
Rockland 0.4 337 3.7 338 4.7 280
Somerset 0.4 338 4.6 329 0.1 343
Marblehead 0.4 339 8.4 280 7.8 242
Watertown 0.4 340 8.7 276 5.2 269
Malden 0.3 341 5.5 320 6.5 253
Clinton 0.2 342 3.3 343 3.6 291
Nahant 0.2 343 18.6 159 1.8 319
Winthrop 0.2 344 10.0 263 3.1 300
Plympton 0.2 345 1.5 350 0.0 351
Millville 0.2 346 4.4 330 0.1 346
Swampscott 0.2 347 6.9 305 1.4 324
Somerville 0.2 348 5.1 323 2.2 316
Everett 0.2 349 5.5 321 4.5 283
West Boylston 0.2 350 1.2 351 1.4 323
Chelsea 0.1 351 3.4 342 2.5 310