Find Scenic Views in Boston

Everyone loves a park with a nice view! There are so many fantastic parks to visit in Boston with scenic views! To start your search for scenic parks in Boston, pick a neighborhood in the Boston, Cambridge and Brookline areas. If you’re having trouble finding a park with scenic views, we have some suggestions on the best options for Boston scenery.

Browse by Scenery

Looking for a park with certain type of scenery? Choose from one of the following scenery options:

All Scenic Parks in Boston

Find scenic parks in Boston, Cambridge, Brookline and Somerville by using the map below.

Best Scenic Parks in Boston

Looking for recommendations on scenic places in Boston? Here are our choices for the best scenic parks to visit in the Boston area (updated for 2024):

A well-landscaped park in Boston’s Seaport neighborhood located on the marina, with close views of the Skyline and Boston Harbor.

This scenic Boston park runs along the Charles River with historic bridges, lagoons, and docks. Located in Back Bay and Downtown.

One of America’s oldest parks features a small pond with swan boats, historic sculptures, and vibrant greenery.

Jamaica Pond Park is a Jamaica Plain staple with tranquil lake with trails for walking & running, wooded areas, and wildlife.

Trails, woodlands and small ponds, Olmsted Park is located in Jamaica Plain, and offers a variety of scenic views.  

Enjoy some of the best views of Boston Harbor of the city skyline – truly one of Boston’s scenic views located in East Boston.

A 281-acre preserve and botanical garden in Jamaica Plain and Roslindale, full of flowers large trees, hills, and small ponds.

The scenery at park in the Fenway Neighborhood is unmatched! It includes community gardens, a rose garden area, and trails alongside the Muddy River.

Rose Kennedy Greenway is a green space in Downtown Boston with lovely landscapes, walking paths, public art and more.

This scenic park in South Boston is home to historic Fort Independence, and no shortage of waterfront views.

Boston Common is a popular park with sculptures, statues, and picnic areas in downtown Boston.

A tucked-away park in Brookline, Larz Anderson Park has trails, fields, and elevated scenic views of Boston’s skyline.

Browse by Neighborhood

Choose from one of the neighborhoods below to find a park for scenic views in Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, and Somerville:

View a list of all scenic parks located in Boston, Cambridge and Brookline. Find a park and get outdoors to explore the amazing and beautiful scenery in Boston.