Cutler Park Reservation
hundred acres known as Cutler Park comprise the largest remaining
fresh water marsh on the middle Charles. Located in Needham and Dedham,
the marsh and small lake attract over 100 species of birds which
make Cutler Park a prime spot for nature study. Other activities
suitable to this wetland preserve are hiking, canoeing and fishing.
Open year-round, dawn to dusk.
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Driving from Route 95:
Take Great Plain Ave exit towards Dedham. Parking lot on left.
Take Exit 19A off Route 95. At the first set of lights, make a right onto Second Ave. At the end of Second Ave., make a right onto Fourth Ave. At the end of Fourth Ave., make a right onto Kendrick St. Look for the reservation sign on the left side of the street, before the PTC office building. Park in the lot with the sign.
By Public Transportation:
Take the Needham Heights Commuter Rail form South Station. Leave the train at the Needham Heights station. Cross Highland Ave and travel down West St. Cross Hunnewell and Webster Streets. West St. becomes High St. Continue on High St. and it will become Greendale Ave. Follow Greendale Ave. to the blinking yellow light. Take the left fork onto Kendrick St. and follow over the highway. Cutler Park will be on the right, after the PTC office building. Total distance from the Needham Heights station is about 11/4 mile.