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Chestnut Hill Reservation
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Chestnut Hill Reservation is located in Massachusetts
Chestnut Hill Reservation
Chestnut Hill Reservation
Location in Massachusetts
Location Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Area 120 acres (49 ha)
Elevation 131 ft (40 m)
Established Unspecified
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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