Olmsted Park

Jamaica Plain, Brookline

Olmsted Park is divided into two parts. The lower part of the park near Jamaica Plain includes open field space for multi-purpose sports and activities (including 2 softball fields) as well as a wooded area with many hiking trails. The upper part near Brookline contains a path that circles Leverett’s Pond. The park’s size makes it a great park for runners – both trail running and on walking paths. There are also a few bike paths within the park as well.

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Park Amenities

Olmsted Park Map

Find parking, fields, picnic areas and more at Olmsted Park.

Fast Facts About Olmsted Park:


The Brookline Village T stop is pretty close to the Northside part of the park. For driving, there are a few park lots in the park (one in the north part and one in the south part next to the open field.

Points of Interest

Ward's Pond

A small pond in a wooded area with walking paths. 


Parking lot in the center of the Park.

Allerton Overlook

A shaded area with benches and greenspace.

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