Considering relocating to Cambridge, MA? One of the many benefits of purchasing real estate in Cambridge is that there are plenty of parks and recreational areas within the city. Below is a small selection of places to run and play in Cambridge.
Dr. Paul Dudley White Path
Above is a picture of the Dr. Paul Dudley White Path, the 18-mile long bike path and walkway lining the Charles River. On any given day, the path is populated by runners, dog-walkers, bikers, walkers, and people-watchers.
Popular with runners and dog walkers is the 2.25 mile pathway encircling Fresh Pond, where wildlife is abundant in all seasons of the year. For the golf enthusiast there is the Fresh Pond Golf Course, which is open to the public and even offers lessons.
For bocce and horseshoe courts, playgrounds, picnic areas, and sports fields, make a visit to Danehy Park. It is the largest park in Cambridge and holds frequent events geared toward families and children.
New playground at Cambridge Common
Located near Harvard University is Cambridge Common. Once an important site during the American Revolution, today it is a pleasant park and the site of the new Alexander Kemp Playground.
Charles River Canoe & Kayak
Not satisfied with just admiring the Charles River? Learn how to kayak or canoe by taking a class with Cambridge’s Charles River Canoe & Kayak. Once you learn the basics you can sign up for an exciting trip out to any location you’d like to explore, like Walden Pond, Sudbury River, or simply right down the Charles. The company recently opened a new location in Cambridge’s Kendall Square, right on Third Street.
For a full map of Cambridge’s public parks, recreation areas, and reservations, visit this website. There are plenty of reasons to browse the beautiful homes and condos that make up Cambridge real estate. Browse the drop-down Categories menu on the sidebar of this blog to look at past entries spotlighting various aspects of moving to Cambridge.