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Whether it's a summer picnic in the grass or winter ice-skating on Frog Pond, Boston's oldest public park is the perfect escape from the bustle of the city.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
139 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02111-1318
+1 617-635-4505
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful Park setting for afternoon picnic and stroll. It’s adjacent to lovely neighborhoods on all sides. History and architecture abounds!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Carey B
Reviewed 2 days ago

This park is an important part of our history. It is next to the Boston Public Gardens as well. You can visit the visitor center to get info and free maps.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Donald B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really liked this park. Watched the people ice skate, fed the squirrels some peanuts, and looked at the statues. Great place to relax and sit for a while.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Gail A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful, if the weather permits take your time to walk around and enjoy the surroundings, not only the park but the streets and buildings around it.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ValvaMG
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to relax and walk outdoors. It’s beautiful in all seasons of the year! Very beautiful view of boston.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 430d_borab
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A romantic spot of Boston, there is a skating arena in the middle of it in froggy pond kids playground. It provide skating rentals and the entrance fee is free for kids under 150cm. In the eastside, just behind Park Street Metro Station, there is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank proudfatherofenay
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very nice large park in Boston. Loved how the sounds of the city faded away as you walked through the area. But not as much on the history as I would have expected. Well used park by residents - which is a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank T6209SKcherylc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No matter what time of year you pass through the Boston commons it's always an interesting place to be. You will always find a diverse population of people, musicians, squirrels, birds and trees. I love to walk all over Boston (which I might add is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cheryl F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great communal park. Great for all ages, nice place for a coffee. Even got to see some squirrels - all quite tame too

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Betsy023
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place shines in the spring and fall when its not to humid. Nice place for a lunch or stroll. It was clean the times we went and people were nice

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Firebuff66
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The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with
historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through
one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston
Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling
statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the
pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where,
during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting
children and eager tourists through the pond. Have
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Response from Canesbiggdogg | Reviewed this property |
I've only been there during the day and have not seen mosquitos.
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