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All parks and facilities are open dawn to dusk, except where otherwise stated.
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The Charles River is fed by about 80 brooks and streams, and several major aquifers.
Not until the end of the century did the citizens of greater Boston take the first steps to clean up the river and transform its shores.
We encourage all users of the Charles River paths to be courteous to other users.
School tours are offered at the Museum of Industry.
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