Chestnut Hill Reservation facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsChestnut Hill Reservation
|Location||Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States|
|Area||120 acres (49 ha)|
|Elevation||131 ft (40 m)|
|Governing body||Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation|
|Website||Chestnut Hill Reservation|
Chestnut Hill Reservation is a public recreation area and historic preserve surrounding the Chestnut Hill Reservoir in the Chestnut Hill and Brighton neighborhoods of Boston, Massachusetts. The reserve is part of the Chestnut Hill Reservoir Historic District, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and is a City of Boston Landmark. It is managed by the Department of Conservation and Recreation.
Activities and amenities
A one-mile walking path encircles the reservoir. Shoreline fishing is offered. The Reilly Memorial Recreation Center beside the reservoir has a swimming pool and skating rink.
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