Hammond Pond Parkway, Newton

Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Hammond Pond, a wooded reservation with a large, scenic pond, is located in the Chestnut Hill section of Newton adjacent to the city's Webster Conservation Area. It is a natural forest with wooded trails and large geological formations. Nearby Lost Pond has a quaking bog and system of natural trails.

Park Directions

MBTA: Green Line (D) to Chestnut Hills Station.

By Car: Take Route 9 east or west to the Hammond Pond Parkway Exit. Just north of the Parkway is the reservation parking lot on the left as one enters the Chestnut Hill Shopping Center. Lost Pond is south off Hammond Pond Parkway. Reservation can be accessed through Newton Conservation Land off Dudley Road.

Recreational Opportunities