Back Bay Fens

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The Back Bay Fens (often referred to as “The Fens”) is one of several parks in Boston’s Emerald Necklace, and is located in the Fenway neighborhood. There are many walking paths throughout the park, with stone bridges and waterways throughout the Fens. There are different parts of the large park. Clemente Field includes an athletic track, turf multi-purpose field, and basketball courts. The field is a great spot for pick-up basketball and soccer games, as well as softball games. The Kelleher Rose Garden is a beautiful botanical garden to see flowers, and has a variety of rose bushes, fountain, and an arched trellis. Victory Gardens is public walking space with individual fenced plots – which includes 500 gardens for City of Boston residents.

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By T, you can get to the Back Bay Fens, by taking the Green Line E Branch to the Museum of Fine Arts stop and walk down Museum Road. You can also take the Green Line to the Hynes Convention Center T stop. There are a few parking garages, as well as street parking on Boylston Street and side streets like Peterborough Street and Queensberry Street.

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