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Upper Charles River Reservation
Hemlock Gorge (Charles River Reservation) - DSC09456.JPG
Hemlock Gorge
Map showing the location of Upper Charles River Reservation
Map showing the location of Upper Charles River Reservation
Location in Massachusetts
Location Watertown, Newton,
Waltham, Weston, Wellesley, Needham,
West Roxbury, Dedham, Suffolk, Middlesex,
Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States
Coordinates 42°16′20″N 71°10′28″W / 42.27222°N 71.17444°W / 42.27222; -71.17444
UPPER CHARLES RIVER RESERVATION Latitude and Longitude:

42°16′20″N 71°10′28″W / 42.27222°N 71.17444°W / 42.27222; -71.17444
[1]
Elevation85 ft (26 m) [1]
Established1890s [2]
Governing body Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
Website Upper Charles River Reservation

The Upper Charles River Reservation is a Massachusetts state park encompassing portions of the banks of the Charles River between the Watertown Dam in Watertown and Riverdale Park in Dedham and the West Roxbury neighborhood of Boston. [2] The park is managed by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation. It includes land in the communities of Watertown, Waltham, Newton, Weston, Wellesley, Needham, Dedham, and Boston. Some of the Charles River Reservation Parkways also fall within the park boundaries.

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References

  1. ^ a b "Riverdale Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ a b "Upper Charles River Reservation". MassParks. Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs. Retrieved February 8, 2014.

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