With more than 1,100 acres to spread out in and explore, the Emerald Necklace parks remain open at this time. Click through for tips on responsibly visiting the parks and resources to connect with the parks from home.
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With over 50 detailed entries on locations and landmarks throughout the Emerald Necklace, our mobile tour guide is the perfect way to explore the parks by yourself, with family or from home. Photo: Chris McIntosh
Looking to explore the Emerald Necklace from home? Check out our list of virtual activities, environmental lessons and curated media: perfect for discovering your parks from your yard or indoors.
Digital, ready-to-print copies of our map of the full Emerald Necklace system, as well as maps of each Emerald Necklace park, are available for viewing and download. Discover your new favorite park!
Due to public health concerns regarding COVID-19, we have closed the Shattuck Visitor Center and postponed our spring events. Sign up for our eNewsletter to be notified of rescheduled dates and virtual events.
Celebrate and support the Emerald Necklace parks during our Second Annual Earth Week, encompassing Earth Day, Frederick Law Olmsted’s Birthday and our largest volunteer event of the year.
Learn all about the Conservancy’s 20th Anniversary year, including Fog x FLO, and our exciting future plans for a better, safer and more accessible Emerald Necklace in our FY2018 Annual Report.
“Fog x FLO: Fujiko Nakaya on the Emerald Necklace” has faded away, but there’s still plenty of reasons to visit the Emerald Necklace parks! Stay tuned for new tours, new events and new displays at the Shattuck Visitor Center.
The Conservancy’s free signature outdoor movie and music series returns in July, August and September with six evenings of top-notch musical performances, family movie nights and outdoor fitness classes!
A community has come together to revitalize an important piece of the Back Bay Fens. Learn how the Charlesgate Alliance is making a difference for Charlesgate.
in collaboration with our public partners
Boston Parks & Recreation Department, Brookline Parks and Open Space, Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation