One of the largest parks in Boston, Franklin Park is part of the Emerald Necklace, and it spans three different Boston neighborhoods. The park has no shortage of walking and biking paths. It has also plenty of sports-related amenities in the park including multiple softball and little league fields, a soccer field (with goals), basketball courts and 2 different located of tennis courts. Scarboro Pond provides wonderful scenery, and opportunity to see birds and wildlife. Franklin Park is also home to the Franklin Park Zoo, and the William J. Devine Memorial Golf Course, the 2nd old course in the nation. During winter months, the golf course is typically used for snowshoeing and cross country skiing.
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Directions & Parking
As one of the largest parks in Boston, Franklin Park has many different entranceways. The par spans three neighborhoods in Boston; Dorchester, Roxbury and Jamaica Plain. Depending on the entrance, there may be either street parking, or a parking lot. There are also many buses to take to the park as well. Use this interactive map below to find amenities and points of interest in Franklin Park, including parking, fields, playgrounds, picnic areas and more at Franklin Park.
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