Boston's Emerald Necklace Trail

MODERATE 9 reviews

Boston's Emerald Necklace Trail is a 32.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Boston, Massachusetts that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
32.5 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
482 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

hiking

nature trips

road biking

trail running

walking

bird watching

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

Discover Frederick Law Olmsted's famous system of parks on this bicycle tour of the historic Emerald Necklace. From the shaded boulevard on Commonwealth Avenue to the popular shores of Jamaica Pond to the winding paths of the Arnold Arboretum, this chain of gardens, reserves, and open space serves as an oasis in the middle of a bustling city.

8 months ago

road biking
Friday, November 03, 2017

Great ride!

Friday, July 21, 2017

A precious resource for Boston and a welcome relief from the stresses of city life. Gorgeous end to end.

hiking
9 months ago

hiking
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

hiking
Saturday, March 31, 2018

Monday, June 19, 2017

hiking
Sunday, June 18, 2017

walking
Monday, February 20, 2017

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