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 44.8 1 65.7 6 27.2 84
New Salem 43.0 2 73.4 3 39.6 50
Plymouth 27.3 3 26.6 78 136.8 1
Wendell 27.2 4 84.5 1 40.7 45
Warwick 21.0 5 55.9 9 35.3 62
Savoy 20.2 6 56.2 8 38.1 52
Nantucket 19.0 7 39.0 26 8.7 207
Washington 17.4 8 44.8 16 50.4 29
Royalston 16.8 9 39.4 24 20.3 114
Windsor 15.9 10 45.2 15 20.2 116
Mount Washington 15.4 11 69.1 5 23.8 96
Truro 15.4 12 70.2 4 73.7 9
Ipswich 14.8 13 44.8 17 63.9 13
Hawley 14.7 14 48.1 12 58.0 21
Great Barrington 14.5 15 31.8 51 18.8 127
Barnstable 14.0 16 22.5 112 67.8 11
Hancock 13.9 17 39.0 25 27.1 86
Sandisfield 13.8 18 26.2 82 8.1 216
Ware 13.8 19 34.6 38 14.8 149
Wellfleet 13.4 20 64.0 7 76.7 8
Williamstown 13.2 21 28.3 68 35.7 61
Pelham 13.2 22 49.7 10 25.0 92
Hardwick 13.0 23 31.9 50 5.8 238
Dartmouth 12.1 24 19.5 142 14.3 154
Peru 11.8 25 45.4 14 9.3 201
New Marlborough 11.7 26 24.5 90 6.7 227
Belchertown 11.7 27 21.2 127 26.8 87
Newbury 11.2 28 46.2 13 23.9 95
Monterey 11.1 29 40.7 22 11.9 178
Groton 10.8 30 32.0 49 130.1 2
Montague 10.2 31 32.4 46 37.4 55
Townsend 9.9 32 30.1 63 51.9 28
West Tisbury 9.8 33 37.5 28 28.5 79
Dalton 9.8 34 44.7 18 19.3 121
Huntington 9.7 35 36.4 31 20.2 115
Winchendon 9.4 36 21.3 124 19.1 122
Otis 9.4 37 24.6 89 0.4 333
Chester 9.3 38 24.9 88 12.6 172
Chesterfield 9.2 39 29.6 65 5.0 254
Sheffield 9.2 40 19.0 150 13.8 163
Sturbridge 9.2 41 23.6 100 50.4 30
Fall River 9.1 42 23.8 96 41.6 43
Barre 9.1 43 20.4 131 11.1 187
Edgartown 9.0 44 33.9 41 39.8 48
Middleborough 9.0 45 12.5 226 2.5 295
Falmouth 9.0 46 19.7 139 66.9 12
Florida 8.8 47 35.9 35 17.4 129
Provincetown 8.7 48 83.8 2 31.3 68
Middlefield 8.7 49 36.0 34 6.8 226
Douglas 8.6 50 22.8 105 68.3 10
Orange 8.5 51 23.8 95 4.8 255
Cheshire 8.5 52 30.9 58 15.3 144
Sharon 8.5 53 34.9 37 45.2 35
Worthington 8.4 54 26.3 80 3.6 274
Harvard 8.4 55 31.0 57 77.7 7
Tolland 8.3 56 25.4 85 6.6 229
Concord 8.2 57 31.6 52 93.1 4
Princeton 8.1 58 22.7 108 49.2 32
North Andover 8.0 59 28.8 66 80.5 6
Becket 7.9 60 16.6 168 12.3 176
Easton 7.9 61 27.0 75 27.2 85
Andover 7.8 62 24.4 92 101.1 3
Adams 7.7 63 33.7 42 23.0 99
Pittsfield 7.6 64 18.0 160 21.8 108
Freetown 7.6 65 21.4 123 37.8 53
Spencer 7.5 66 22.0 117 27.6 83
Templeton 7.5 67 23.1 104 8.7 206
Boston 7.4 68 14.8 191 80.6 5
Leverett 7.2 69 31.6 53 29.8 73
Lanesborough 7.2 70 24.3 93 5.5 246
Hingham 7.1 71 31.5 54 60.4 19
Wales 7.0 72 43.9 19 7.6 221
Athol 7.0 73 21.0 129 5.1 250
Holyoke 6.8 74 30.1 64 52.1 27
Blandford 6.8 75 12.8 215 5.7 241
Marshfield 6.8 76 23.7 97 29.8 74
Sudbury 6.8 77 27.3 73 48.9 33
Taunton 6.7 78 14.0 200 36.8 57
Westminster 6.7 79 18.1 158 21.3 111
Phillipston 6.6 80 26.8 77 1.3 315
Yarmouth 6.6 81 26.4 79 52.7 26
Rowley 6.4 82 34.3 39 13.7 164
Chatham 6.3 83 37.0 30 14.0 161
Clarksburg 6.2 84 48.8 11 5.9 237
Brewster 6.1 85 23.7 98 53.5 25
Gardner 6.0 86 26.1 83 6.1 234
Westford 6.0 87 19.2 147 61.6 17
Northfield 5.9 88 16.8 167 36.2 59
Plainfield 5.9 89 27.8 70 5.7 240
Eastham 5.9 90 41.3 21 22.9 101
New Ashford 5.9 91 43.9 20 13.8 162
Wayland 5.9 92 37.1 29 31.8 64
Lenox 5.8 93 26.9 76 19.0 125
Northampton 5.8 94 16.2 176 61.6 16
Hubbardston 5.8 95 13.8 204 14.1 159
Mashpee 5.8 96 22.6 110 16.6 133
Lee 5.7 97 21.2 126 8.1 215
Tyringham 5.7 98 30.2 62 14.8 148
Erving 5.7 99 39.5 23 30.1 71
Monson 5.6 100 12.6 218 7.9 217
Amherst 5.6 101 20.4 132 55.5 23
Leominster 5.6 102 19.0 149 40.2 47
Hinsdale 5.6 103 25.7 84 3.8 271
Ashby 5.6 104 23.2 103 14.8 147
Conway 5.6 105 14.7 194 7.4 222
Granville 5.4 106 12.6 219 10.3 194
Rowe 5.4 107 22.6 109 11.6 182
Quincy 5.4 108 31.3 55 60.8 18
Lincoln 5.4 109 36.1 33 50.0 31
Bourne 5.3 110 13.0 211 40.3 46
Colrain 5.2 111 12.1 232 14.2 158
Carlisle 5.2 112 33.6 43 56.5 22
Stockbridge 5.2 113 21.8 118 4.4 263
Shutesbury 5.1 114 18.8 151 31.6 65
Hopkinton 5.1 115 18.3 156 38.7 51
Stow 5.0 116 27.8 71 41.9 41
Duxbury 4.9 117 20.6 130 31.1 69
Montgomery 4.8 118 32.1 48 13.0 171
Milton 4.8 119 36.2 32 39.7 49
Dover 4.7 120 30.7 59 60.0 20
Granby 4.7 121 16.9 164 37.5 54
Medfield 4.7 122 32.1 47 41.8 42
Upton 4.6 123 21.3 125 44.7 37
Bernardston 4.6 124 19.7 138 9.9 196
Chilmark 4.6 125 22.7 106 5.4 248
Ashburnham 4.6 126 11.2 248 11.2 185
Hamilton 4.6 127 30.7 60 28.8 77
Boxford 4.5 128 18.5 153 31.5 66
Carver 4.5 129 11.3 244 14.2 156
Topsfield 4.5 130 35.1 36 16.0 136
Rutland 4.4 131 12.3 230 19.0 124
Rochester 4.4 132 12.3 229 0.0 350
Brimfield 4.2 133 12.0 234 15.5 141
Brookfield 4.2 134 25.4 86 0.8 325
Egremont 4.2 135 22.2 114 7.8 219
Goshen 4.1 136 23.5 101 17.5 128
Monroe 4.1 137 38.4 27 6.7 228
North Adams 4.1 138 20.0 135 14.4 153
Southborough 4.1 139 26.3 81 5.0 253
Norwell 4.1 140 19.2 146 22.8 103
Framingham 4.1 141 15.3 184 36.9 56
Charlemont 4.0 142 15.2 185 15.9 137
South Hadley 4.0 143 21.8 119 22.5 105
Williamsburg 4.0 144 15.6 181 5.8 239
Sandwich 4.0 145 9.1 264 9.5 199
Orleans 4.0 146 27.2 74 10.8 190
Marion 3.9 147 27.9 69 0.3 336
Weston 3.9 148 22.5 113 63.0 14
Holden 3.9 149 10.6 251 26.0 88
Sutton 3.8 150 11.3 247 22.4 106
Shirley 3.8 151 24.0 94 10.6 192
Worcester 3.8 152 9.9 256 45.1 36
Ashfield 3.8 153 9.4 262 9.5 198
Foxborough 3.8 154 18.1 157 42.1 40
Canton 3.8 155 19.3 145 14.1 160
Holliston 3.7 156 19.6 140 35.8 60
Gloucester 3.7 157 13.7 205 62.1 15
Lunenburg 3.6 158 12.9 213 8.6 209
Sherborn 3.6 159 22.1 116 36.5 58
New Bedford 3.6 160 17.6 162 3.2 281
Palmer 3.6 161 11.1 249 1.2 320
Ludlow 3.5 162 12.5 223 21.4 109
Oakham 3.5 163 16.5 171 7.0 224
Pepperell 3.5 164 15.1 186 22.6 104
Lexington 3.5 165 21.0 128 54.4 24
Bedford 3.5 166 25.2 87 43.3 39
Mattapoisett 3.5 167 19.8 137 4.3 267
Wrentham 3.4 168 14.9 189 46.5 34
Acton 3.3 169 16.5 172 44.4 38
Westport 3.3 170 6.4 302 2.9 286
Wareham 3.3 171 8.8 271 15.6 139
Bolton 3.2 172 16.0 179 33.6 63
Bridgewater 3.2 173 11.3 246 2.1 303
West Springfield 3.1 174 17.9 161 31.4 67
Northborough 3.1 175 16.5 170 15.7 138
Cohasset 3.1 176 30.5 61 25.5 90
Mansfield 3.1 177 15.0 187 11.0 188
Cummington 3.0 178 13.2 208 0.5 331
Hadley 3.0 179 12.3 227 30.4 70
Walpole 3.0 180 14.2 197 22.9 100
Fitchburg 3.0 181 10.6 252 8.6 211
Sunderland 3.0 182 20.2 134 16.8 131
Gosnold 2.9 183 21.7 120 0.0 346
Georgetown 2.9 184 22.1 115 12.0 177
Westborough 2.9 185 13.4 206 16.5 134
Wilbraham 2.9 186 12.9 214 2.5 296
Marlborough 2.8 187 12.8 216 17.3 130
Dunstable 2.8 188 16.8 166 2.0 305
Medford 2.8 189 33.2 44 41.2 44
Wenham 2.8 190 34.3 40 14.5 152
Pembroke 2.8 191 11.8 237 9.3 200
Saugus 2.8 192 24.4 91 15.3 143
Essex 2.7 193 19.3 143 22.1 107
Charlton 2.7 194 6.3 304 14.3 155
Scituate 2.7 195 15.4 183 3.2 280
Middleton 2.7 196 18.5 154 14.2 157
Salisbury 2.7 197 16.9 165 4.5 262
Lancaster 2.7 198 9.5 261 13.7 166
Shrewsbury 2.7 199 12.2 231 2.6 292
Holland 2.6 200 20.3 133 1.7 309
Heath 2.6 201 10.5 254 0.0 347
Harwich 2.6 202 11.6 240 19.3 119
Dennis 2.6 203 12.5 225 5.0 252
Lynn 2.6 204 22.6 111 22.9 102
Groveland 2.6 205 27.7 72 1.8 308
Littleton 2.6 206 14.9 190 27.9 80
Lakeville 2.6 207 7.1 293 0.3 334
West Bridgewater 2.6 208 16.4 175 1.3 316
Hanson 2.5 209 16.1 178 13.2 170
Westfield 2.5 210 5.3 324 9.0 203
Needham 2.5 211 19.6 141 25.4 91
Boxborough 2.5 212 23.7 99 23.7 97
Stoughton 2.5 213 14.9 188 1.9 307
Ashland 2.4 214 19.0 148 24.1 94
Attleboro 2.4 215 8.8 272 11.2 186
West Brookfield 2.4 216 11.5 242 2.3 301
Rehoboth 2.4 217 5.1 326 2.8 291
Franklin 2.4 218 8.9 268 19.3 120
Millis 2.4 219 19.3 144 2.1 302
Webster 2.4 220 16.1 177 15.4 142
Whately 2.3 221 11.4 243 4.7 258
Deerfield 2.3 222 7.0 294 9.0 204
Halifax 2.3 223 13.4 207 13.2 169
Uxbridge 2.3 224 7.7 285 13.3 168
Springfield 2.3 225 7.0 296 1.9 306
Paxton 2.3 226 14.7 192 6.4 233
Grafton 2.3 227 9.8 259 14.9 146
Reading 2.3 228 22.7 107 10.1 195
Russell 2.3 229 12.7 217 5.4 247
Agawam 2.2 230 9.2 263 28.6 78
Natick 2.2 231 13.8 203 4.8 256
Billerica 2.2 232 8.4 275 20.6 113
Rockport 2.2 233 31.1 56 26.0 89
Northbridge 2.2 234 12.0 233 16.1 135
Danvers 2.1 235 15.5 182 7.3 223
Braintree 2.1 236 14.6 195 13.5 167
Leyden 2.1 237 11.5 241 3.6 276
Longmeadow 2.1 238 21.6 121 0.3 337
East Brookfield 2.1 239 19.9 136 0.3 335
Tewksbury 2.1 240 9.8 258 11.5 183
Westhampton 2.0 241 7.5 290 6.1 235
Fairhaven 2.0 242 16.4 174 2.6 293
Waltham 2.0 243 14.7 193 27.8 81
Dedham 2.0 244 18.4 155 8.6 210
Amesbury 2.0 245 14.3 196 19.1 123
Westwood 1.9 246 17.1 163 18.9 126
Stoneham 1.9 247 28.7 67 29.9 72
Beverly 1.9 248 12.3 228 23.7 98
North Attleborough 1.9 249 9.8 260 8.5 214
Newburyport 1.9 250 21.5 122 28.8 76
Hanover 1.8 251 11.7 238 3.8 270
Norton 1.8 252 6.2 308 6.9 225
Easthampton 1.8 253 13.0 210 19.6 117
Maynard 1.8 254 32.8 45 12.5 173
West Newbury 1.7 255 11.9 235 4.5 261
Greenfield 1.7 256 7.9 282 8.6 208
Randolph 1.7 257 16.4 173 16.6 132
North Brookfield 1.7 258 7.6 287 1.0 324
Berlin 1.7 259 12.6 221 15.1 145
Burlington 1.7 260 14.0 202 29.3 75
Newton 1.6 261 8.8 270 21.2 112
New Braintree 1.6 262 7.6 286 0.7 328
Sterling 1.6 263 4.9 328 4.7 257
Seekonk 1.5 264 8.2 278 6.4 232
Wellesley 1.5 265 14.0 201 19.5 118
Leicester 1.5 266 5.9 316 3.7 273
Chelmsford 1.4 267 6.2 307 14.5 151
Hampden 1.4 268 7.2 291 3.9 269
Shelburne 1.4 269 6.0 314 3.4 278
Manchester-by-the-Sea 1.4 270 18.1 159 24.6 93
Haverhill 1.4 271 3.9 334 12.4 174
Salem 1.4 272 16.6 169 11.5 184
Chicopee 1.4 273 5.7 320 8.5 213
Brockton 1.4 274 6.4 301 4.7 259
Dracut 1.3 275 6.3 303 5.1 251
Weymouth 1.3 276 7.5 289 13.7 165
Lynnfield 1.3 277 12.5 224 2.0 304
Lowell 1.3 278 9.0 265 9.6 197
Richmond 1.3 279 6.8 297 1.0 322
Abington 1.3 280 12.6 220 21.4 110
Alford 1.2 281 10.6 253 3.8 272
Peabody 1.2 282 7.2 292 7.9 218
Southwick 1.2 283 3.8 337 2.4 298
North Reading 1.2 284 8.9 266 8.8 205
Warren 1.2 285 4.3 331 0.2 338
Boylston 1.2 286 6.0 315 3.3 279
Gill 1.2 287 8.0 281 4.1 268
Raynham 1.2 288 5.7 321 1.2 318
Acushnet 1.2 289 6.1 310 0.0 344
Woburn 1.1 290 8.9 269 10.5 193
Wilmington 1.1 291 6.6 300 4.6 260
Ayer 1.1 292 11.8 236 3.6 275
Mendon 1.1 293 6.2 309 11.6 181
Melrose 1.1 294 23.2 102 15.5 140
Tyngsborough 1.1 295 6.1 313 5.6 243
West Stockbridge 1.1 296 5.8 318 0.0 351
Norfolk 1.1 297 7.0 295 2.4 299
East Bridgewater 1.1 298 6.1 311 0.7 329
Southampton 1.0 299 3.6 340 0.1 339
Milford 1.0 300 6.7 298 10.6 191
Hudson 1.0 301 8.3 277 8.5 212
Revere 1.0 302 15.8 180 2.9 288
Holbrook 1.0 303 13.2 209 2.9 287
Plainville 1.0 304 8.3 276 5.6 242
Swansea 0.9 305 4.1 333 4.3 266
Kingston 0.9 306 4.8 329 1.4 314
Hatfield 0.9 307 5.4 323 2.6 294
Winchester 0.9 308 14.2 198 14.7 150
Tisbury 0.9 309 13.0 212 1.6 310
Auburn 0.8 310 5.0 327 0.0 345
Norwood 0.8 311 7.7 283 1.2 317
East Longmeadow 0.8 312 6.2 305 0.1 342
Cambridge 0.8 313 11.0 250 27.6 82
Whitman 0.7 314 10.3 255 1.0 323
Blackstone 0.7 315 6.2 306 10.8 189
Hopedale 0.7 316 12.5 222 5.1 249
Belmont 0.7 317 14.1 199 11.8 179
Wakefield 0.7 318 8.2 279 4.3 265
Aquinnah 0.7 319 11.3 245 1.2 319
Bellingham 0.6 320 3.4 341 3.1 283
Millbury 0.6 321 3.9 335 12.3 175
Southbridge 0.6 322 3.0 343 1.6 311
Brookline 0.6 323 8.9 267 5.6 244
Oak Bluffs 0.6 324 8.1 280 1.6 312
Berkley 0.6 325 3.6 339 0.1 341
Methuen 0.6 326 2.5 345 2.3 300
Dudley 0.5 327 2.5 346 4.4 264
Merrimac 0.5 328 5.8 319 2.8 289
Somerset 0.5 329 5.9 317 0.1 340
Buckland 0.5 330 2.3 347 0.8 326
Medway 0.5 331 3.9 336 3.4 277
Lawrence 0.5 332 6.1 312 11.8 180
Arlington 0.4 333 7.6 288 9.1 202
Dighton 0.4 334 1.8 348 0.1 343
Oxford 0.4 335 1.4 350 7.7 220
Avon 0.4 336 8.5 273 0.4 332
Rockland 0.4 337 3.7 338 6.0 236
Hull 0.4 338 11.7 239 0.8 327
Watertown 0.3 339 8.4 274 5.5 245
Marblehead 0.3 340 7.7 284 6.4 231
Malden 0.3 341 5.5 322 6.5 230
Clinton 0.2 342 3.3 342 3.1 282
Nahant 0.2 343 18.6 152 1.0 321
Winthrop 0.2 344 9.9 257 2.9 285
Plympton 0.2 345 1.5 349 0.0 349
Millville 0.2 346 4.4 330 0.0 348
Swampscott 0.2 347 6.7 299 0.5 330
Everett 0.2 348 5.2 325 2.9 284
Somerville 0.2 349 4.2 332 2.8 290
West Boylston 0.2 350 1.2 351 1.4 313
Chelsea 0.1 351 2.9 344 2.5 297