North Point Park & Splash Pad
Other Ideas: Castle Island & Carson Beach at Fort Independence; Auburndale Cove; Alpine Field Playground; Cashman Park; Rating the Playgrounds
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This park - a nifty newer playground hidden in the somewhat uncharted territory across from the Museum of Science.
You'll find structures for various ages, a good sized spray deck to splash around in during the summer, fully fenced-in and safe for the kiddos, trails, bridges, picnic tables, and doggy friendly running spots.
Flowers, trees, and a gorgeous view of the Zakim Bridge - a footbridge over the RR tracks out of North Station, a short walk to Charlestown, the Boston Garden, or the North End.
In the evening, enjoy beautiful sunsets, and easy access via the green line at Lechmere and Science Park. There are also some metered parking spaces, so don't forget your coins.
This spacious park features expansive water views, never ending flowers during the spring and summer, shady trees, amazing playground spaces, sun tanning lawns and doggy friendly running spots.
It provides easy access on foot or on a bike between East Cambridge and Charlestown and peaceful encounters with nature. It is a lovely reminder of how urban parks can be very, very cool.
6 Museum Way, Cambridge, MA, 02141 map
Nearest Transit Station:
O'brien Hwy @ Museum Of Science (Green Line Shuttle)
O'brien Hwy Opp Museum Of Science (Green Line Shuttle)
Lechmere - Green Line Inbound (Green Line)
- There is metered street parking for about 12 cars in the immediate area & after that you might have to walk a block or so. You can walk to the Lechere T and the Cambridgeside Galleria.
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