Franklin Park

Franklin Park

Roslindale, Jamaica Plain, Dorchester

Franklin Park is one of the largest parks in Boston. It is part of the Emerald Necklace, and the size of the park is so big, 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. The park is also home to the Franklin Park Zoo, and the William J. Devine Memorial Golf Course, the 2nd old course in the nation.

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Franklin Park is typically best used for the following:






Flying Kites

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Park Amenities

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Fast Facts About Franklin Park:


There are many different entrances to the park. Depending on the entrance, there may be either street parking, or a parking lot. There are also many buses to take.

Points of Interest

Schoolmaster Hill Picnic Area

Franklin Park Tennis Courts

The 99 Steps and Ellicott Arch

Athletic Fields

Elma Lewis Playhouse in the Park

Overlook Ruins

Shattuck Softball Field

Sausage Lot (Parking)

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