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Charles River Path – Quinobequin Road

Guidebook Section: Other

Location

 

Other maps and aerial photos:
Bing
Newton Assessor

Connects to:
Aqueducts
Hemlock Gorge

Overview

Wooded trail along Charles River shoreline. Signs of beaver activity. Trail crosses several small streams via bridges and logs. Trail may be impassible in summer due to poison ivy.

Size: 1.5 miles of shoreline

Longest Walk: 3 mile round trip

Longer Walks that include this property:
A Loop Along the Aqueducts

Owner & Administrator Websites


Photo Gallery

History

1895

Metropolitan Park Commission, a predecessor to DCR, acquires Hemlock Gorge as one of its first reservations

Prior to 1917

Commission acquires land along the Charles between Hemlock Gorge and Newton Lower Falls (view 1917 map)

Features

Birding, Charles River Walk, Scenic View, Woods Trail
 

Additional Information

Newton Assessor’s Map ID: 55055 0001 and other parcels

Friends of the Quinobequin

A website about this trail created by Melissa Moody

2011 reports on trail changes:

DCR plans for the trail (2011; report is erroneously dated 2001)

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