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Fresh Pond Reservation Loop

A nice walk around Fresh Pond Parkway
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Difficulty: Unknown
Length: 2.5 miles
Duration: Unknown
Family Friendly

Overview :  This is a nice walk around the 155 acre Fresh Pond Reservoir. There is one main path around the pond with options for short side... more »

Tips:  Directions:
By bike you can follow bike lanes on Concord and Huron Ave and you will find bike racks at the reservation. By bus you... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Parking

Only if you are a Cambridge resident. If not... catch a bus or ride your bike here! You are next to the Cambridge Water Works building.

2. View of Cambridge Water Wordks Building

This building uses the water from Fresh Pond to provide the drinking water for Cambridge residents. Obviously then there is no swimming allowed in the pond.

3. Lilly Pond

A view over the adjacent lilly pond and out over the much bigger Fresh Pond.

4. Fresh Pond Parkway

More views of what the path looks like around the pond.