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Address: Hammond Pond Parkway, Newton, MA

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Good for walkers😍

A men made pond of medium size. Average walkers would go around twice. It is very easy to get there. The nicest time is April whenthe cherry trees are all in bloom. Than its... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 September 2016
London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

A men made pond of medium size. Average walkers would go around twice. It is very easy to get there. The nicest time is April whenthe cherry trees are all in bloom. Than its really fabulous. The otherside is part of a very beautiful neighborhood with gorgeous houses. Sits on route 9 of Brookline- Newton Ma.

Brookline, Massachusetts
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41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

Hammond Pond Reservation has nice, easy walking trails. It is well-known by rock-climbers for some big ledges there, so it's interesting to watch people scaling. Some nice views of Hammond Pond. It's really a little jewel, surrounded, as it is, by big shopping malls and busy roadways and developed neighborhoods. You also can walk through it to Houghton's Garden, which... More 

Thank Dave S
Newton, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

An urban oasis bisected by Hammond Pond Parkway and the Green Line I've found no solitude here! Parking is best at the back of the Mall by the pond but you must contend with mall employee parking year 'round and holiday shoppers packing the place in winter. If you really need a stroll among the puddingstone this about the best... More 

1 Thank HvPssptWilTrvl
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

Just amazing view, a touch back to earth, reminds you of when times weren't as connected to technology...no pollution just simply beautiful!

Thank mrsfrancois1
Newton, Massachusetts
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99 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Summer time everything is green. Multiple paths wander through the area touching on Hammond Pond covered with lily pads, geese and ducks. Watch out for the occasional trolley that moves through the Reservation at 15 - 20 mph. Fall generates lots of color, but you are below most of it, so the trees actually look better from a distance. The... More 

Thank pageslady
New Jersey
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316 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Beautiful early spring day and decided to take a walk while my daughter was in class. Small (1.25 miles end to end) park adjacent to the shopping mall and abutting the Hammond Pond. Part of a conservation area. A pretty stroll and I imagine fun for birdwatchers and photographers at the right season. Families walking dogs and young mountain bikers... More 

Thank Hammbrook
Boston, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

this is a great quick escape. Dog friendly area right off rt 9 for a quick walk. Trails are not too long, right along the reservoir. I take my dog most places with me. So this is perfect reward if he has been patient with my errands. 20-25 minutes and I feel like a good puppy-mum again.

Thank Brigid F
Boston, MA
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123 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

This is a small pond between a residential and commercial neighborhood. Not much to see or do around this Pond. You can hike a little but not for long. Not a tourist destination for sure!

1 Thank knightline
Newton, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015

this is such a great placce to walk, the woods are beautiful and the rock formations are interesting and fun to climb around on (serious climbers are there sat mornings) Great for dog walks and then you can get a Rosie's cookie when you get out of woods :)

Newton, Massachusetts
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22 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2015

when we used to go skating on hammonds pond, the only thing around was the old star market. now its parking lots abutting the pond and lots of stores , and its called "the street". the ice really doesn't freeze up thick enough anymore, and , even if it did, you couldn't skate there for "the liability". however, you can... More 

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