Quincy Shore Reservation
Shore Drive, Quincy
Open year round, dawn to dusk. Bathhouse
open July to September. Quincy Shore Reservation offers
a variety of recreational opportunities. Quincy Shore Drive links
Wollaston Beach with Caddy memorial Park and Moswetuset Hummock.
The 2.3 mile beach is popular for its jogging/bicycling trail and
swimming. Caddy Park on the southern end of the beach has over 15
acres of fields and marsh as well as a play area, lookout tower
and picnic tables. Moswetuset Hummock, on the beach's northern end,
is a National Historic Site. Once a summer campsite of Native Americans
during the 1600's, it is a mixture of woodland trails and open marshland.
The site which has a short loop trail, offers views of Quincy Bay
and 144-acre Squantum Marsh.
Wollaston Beach - Red Line to Wollaston Station, walk to Hancock St., turn right and walk one block to Beach St. or take Wollaston Beach/Ashmont bus #217. Caddy Park - turn left on Beach St. and continue on Quincy Shore Drive. Moswetuset Hummock - Red Line to North Quincy Station, MBTA Bus #211 to Squantum, exit at East Squantum Street and Quincy Shore Drive, proceed to the small wooded knoll 200 yards east.
Quincy Shore Drive, Quincy