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Prospect Hill Park

322 Totten Pond Rd, Waltham, MA 02451-2047
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Kids and dogs allowed

There is so much to do up there. They have all kinds of trails and are dog friendly. If you stay at... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bunky02451
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Waltham, Massachusetts
Quiet Get-a-way

Nice little park close in to Waltham. Nice opportunity to get away from the hustle and bustle... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kenneth W
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McMinnville, Oregon
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good44%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“hiking trails” (3 reviews)
“pond road” (3 reviews)
“nice walk” (2 reviews)
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322 Totten Pond Rd, Waltham, MA 02451-2047
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is so much to do up there. They have all kinds of trails and are dog friendly. If you stay at the Westin-Waltham Boston it is right behind the hotel. I have lived in Waltham my whole life and it is nice quite little...More

Thank Bunky02451
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice little park close in to Waltham. Nice opportunity to get away from the hustle and bustle. Great trails but watch out for the poison ivy!

Thank Kenneth W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on an afternoon hike with our dog and it was excellent! Paths are well marked (in addition to using a map). Very easy trails- appropriate for any age and ability. Definitely will return. Also good for hill running.

Thank STEPHANIE C
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Growing up in Waltham as a child, we had full access to Prospect Hill Park. The original entrance was on the opposite side of the hill from where it is now. We lived just down from the Park and often went there either to have...More

1  Thank Skipper52
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Prospect Hill Park on Totten Pond Road has parking, trails and a playground for the kids. You can drive in the park during the summer or park in the lot and then hike your way up to the scenic lookout for a view of the...More

Thank Abbie H
Reviewed 10 September 2017

You can drive to the top of Prospect Hill and enjoy a beautiful view of Boston. If the weather is good, there are several places to have a picnic lunch. We hope to return during fall foliage season.

Thank Wellsyank
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is a great park in Waltham. This used to be a ski hill so there are some decent uphill paths. All of the paths are well marked and easy to identify. Once you arrive at the top you are welcomed by some great views...More

Thank Kristin W
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This mostly undeveloped park consists mainly of hiking trails and walking paths. There is a road that winds through it that is closed in winter, and people sometimes have parties and picnics here, but the best parts of the park are untouched wilderness where you...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Since 1893, Waltham residents and visitors have enjoyed the natural, wild beauty of Prospect Hill Park. There are trails that vary in difficulty, but most are easily navigable. The peaks of the park are the third highest in the greater Boston area so the park...More

1  Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is a nice hidden gem for Waltham, and most people do not know that it is here. I often take my dog there to run free.

1  Thank DJC02451
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MARINA M
25 September 2017|
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Response from Andrew G | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I would say so. I say this from observing many solo women walking, hiking, running and dog walking at the park. I hope they would agree with my male assessment!
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DavidBurd
15 June 2017|
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Response from Andrew G | Reviewed this property |
There are two very nice and well maintained unisex rest rooms across from the Summer House Shelter. They are waterless but there is hand sanitizer. On a raised ridge near the Valley Shelter there is a, let's call it, rustic... More
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Moumita R
6 October 2016|
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Response from KMCK1111 | Reviewed this property |
It's free. They lock the car gate at dusk.
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