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Franklin Park

(Kid Friendly Park)

Forest Hills St
Boston, MA 02121
(617) 541-5466
Franklin Park, with its 500 acres of land, is the largest park in the Emerald Necklace. Famed landscape architect Frederick Law Olmstead's design of
Within the park are the Franklin Park Zoo, the 18-hole Franklin Park golf course, 100 acres of woodlands, and a seven-acre pond. The Golf Clubhouse, o
Hours: Daily, dawn to dusk
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Last verified: 7/2/2009

8 Comments about Franklin Park
"Boston's largest park is my backyard.  I'm a lucky girl.   I haven't yet explored all 527 acres but I look forward to seeing them all.  " -
"Don't see why  everyone's  knocking  this  park  so  hard. So  it  straddles  Dorchester  and " -
"Franklin Park is home to Boston's largest forest. It boasts an 18-hole public golf course, tennis courts, baseball fields, a premier cross country co" - melissa
"I can't believe I'm the first person to review Franklin Park! It's a truly amazing place, and I can't believe how long I lived in this town before I e" -
"I didn't like this park too much, i'd rather stick to good old Common. At the entrance of the park it delivers a great first impression, the wildernes" -
"I used to live a block or so from here. Aside from the gorilla breaking out of the zoo, and scaring folks on Warren Street, it was a great place. Ac" -
"The good news is you're totally not going to get killed. No, seriously. Every time I mention frequenting Franklin Park, someone seems to imply that I'" -
"The idea of a large rural park to serve Boston came about in the years after the Civil War, after the short-lived Town of West Roxury was annexed to B" -
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