Charles River Peninsula facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCharles River Peninsula
The peninsula in April, looking inland.
|Location||Needham, Massachusetts, U.S.|
|Area||20 acres (8 ha)|
|Owner||Trustees of Reservations|
The Charles River Peninsula is a 30-acre (12 ha) nature preserve in Needham, Massachusetts owned and managed by the Trustees of Reservations. The Charles River turns nearly 180 degrees, creating the peninsula. A 20-acre (8 ha) field on the peninsula has been farmed for roughly a century. The original acreage was given in 1960; additional land was given in 1994.
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