Newton Conservators logo fall photo of Sawmill Brook
 
 

Newton Park and Conservation Lands

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  Hunnewell Woods and Park  

LOCATION: Newton Corner

 
 

Newton Conservators trail map   (Buy a copy of our trail guide)

Location and driving directions on Google Maps for entrances at:

Newton Street (Brighton)    Grasmere Street

Other maps and aerial photos:   Newton Assessor   Bing   

SIZE: Woods, 1.7 acres; Park, 4.8 acres

LONGEST WALK: 0.6 miles

ACQUIRED: Woods, 1979; Park, 1969

OFFICIAL WEBSITES:

Park - Parks and Recreation

Woods - Conservation Commission

FEATURES:

Park featuring wildflowers, deciduous trees and typical suburban wildlife. Path along wooded slope leads to a playground. The park includes an off-leash dog area.

HISTORY:

1640s Land likely farmed by early Newton settlers, who lived near Washington Street between Newton Corner and Oak Square.
1964 City sold northern parcel for turnpike extension.
1969 After nearby residents petitioned for a playground, the City repurchased part of the parcel.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Playground photo

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