Hunnewell Woods and Park
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.
Size: Woods, 1.7 acres; Park, 4.8 acres. Longest Walk: 0.6 miles Acquired: Woods, 1979; Park, 1969.
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Land likely farmed by early Newton settlers, who lived near Washington Street between Newton Corner and Oak Square.
City sold northern parcel for turnpike extension.
After nearby residents petitioned for a playground, the City repurchased part of the parcel.
Conservation Area, Cross Country Skiing, Playground, Sports Fields, Woods Trail
Newton Assessor’s Map ID: 71026 0014, 71026 0024
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