Chestnut Hill Reservation Article

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Chestnut Hill Reservation
Chestnut Hill Reservation, Chestnut Hill MA.jpg
Map showing the location of Chestnut Hill Reservation
Map showing the location of Chestnut Hill Reservation
Location in Massachusetts
Location Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Coordinates 42°20′07″N 71°09′29″W / 42.33528°N 71.15806°W / 42.33528; -71.15806
CHESTNUT HILL RESERVATION Latitude and Longitude:

42°20′07″N 71°09′29″W / 42.33528°N 71.15806°W / 42.33528; -71.15806
[1]
Area120 acres (49 ha) [2]
Elevation131 ft (40 m) [1]
EstablishedUnspecified
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 Allston-Brighton neighborhood 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. [3]

Activities and amenities

A one-and-a-half mile walking path encircles the reservoir. [2] Shoreline fishing is offered. The Reilly Memorial Recreation Center beside the reservoir has a swimming pool and skating rink. [3]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Chestnut Hill Reservoir". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ a b "Chestnut Hill Reservation". Newton Park and Conservation Lands. Newton Conservators. Retrieved March 1, 2014.
  3. ^ a b "Chestnut Hill Reservation". MassParks. Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs. Retrieved September 9, 2013.

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