Getting to Fresh Pond Reservation
Fresh Pond Reservation is located in Northwest Cambridge and is bounded by Fresh Pond Parkway, Concord Ave, Blanchard Ave, Grove St. and Huron Ave.
Major entry locations are:
From Huron Ave:
Corner of Huron Ave and Fresh Pond Parkway
Crosswalks at Glacken Field, Aberdeen Ave, and Fresh Pond Parkway
From Fresh Pond Parkway:
250 Fresh Pond Parkway-Treatment Facility main entrance
Kingsley Park railroad bridge
Crosswalks at Vassar Lane and Huron Avenue
From Concord Ave:
Black's Nook entrance across from Smith Place
At Neville Center
Lusitania Meadow entrance across from Wheeler Street
Crosswalk and bike path intersection between the Concord and Alewife Brook Rotaries
Crosswalks at Smith Place, Moulton Street, Wheeler Street, and Blanchard Road
There are bicycle lanes on Concord Ave and Huron Ave. A bike path on the Reservation links the two roads. Parking racks are located on the Reservation near both parking lots adjacent to the Water Purfication Facility at 250 Fresh Pond Parkway.
By bus/street car
Bus routes #72 leaves from Harvard Station and travel down Huron Ave with stops at Fresh Pond Parkway and Aberdeen Avenue.
Bus routes #74 and 78 travel down Concord Ave with stops at Birch Street, New St, Neville Center, and Smith Place.
Take the redline to Alewife Station. Exit the station and follow turn south onto Alewife Brook Parkway/Route 2. Walk past the shopping centers and cross Concord Ave at the Shell station to walk into the Reservation. (About ½ mile)
Get direct route information from your location to 250 Fresh Pond Parkway using www.maps.google.com. Parking on the Reservation is restricted to vehicles with Cambridge resident, handicap or Water Department permit/plates only. Regulations are enforced at all times on all days. For information on resident permits contact www.cambridgema.gov/~traffic.
School buses and coaches
Drop off only. No parking provided on site.