Elm Bank

Washington Street

DCR Park Info

Facility rentals

The reservation is open year round dawn to dusk. Gates open at 8AM. Elm Bank Reservation, located in Wellesley, is one of the most recent parkland acquisitions. The 182 acres of woodlands, fields, and old estate property is surrounded on three sides by the Charles River. The reservation is listed on the National Register of Historic Places for its many elements of estate landscaping. A variety of wildlife, including deer, thrive in the upland habitats and along the river.

Park Directions

MBTA: No access

By Car: Route 9 to Route 16. Follow Route 16 (Washington Street) through Wellesley. Adjacent to railroad tracks and near the intersection of Washington Street and Forest Street, the entrance to Elm Bank is 1 mile past Wellesley College.

Massachusetts Horticultural Society at Elm Bank is located at:
900 Washington Street
Wellesley, MA 02482

Directions to Main Entrance on Washington St. pdf format of Directions to Elm Bank Reservation

Recreational Opportunities