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Franklin Park hiking

Massachusetts, United States

By lydia.crawford

Franklin Park Statistics

What are the activities at Franklin Park ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Franklin Park?

The Franklin Park Zoo is a 72-acre zoo located in the Boston neighborhood of Franklin Park, Massachusetts. The zoo is home to over 1,000 animals representing more than 150 species, including many endangered and threatened species. The zoo also has a children's zoo, a carousel, and a train.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule
Monday: 6:00 AM – 11:30 PMTuesday: 6:00 AM – 11:30 PMWednesday: 6:00 AM – 11:30 PMThursday: 6:00 AM – 11:30 PMFriday: 6:00 AM – 11:30 PMSaturday: 6:00 AM – 11:30 PMSunday: 6:00 AM – 11:30 PM
Coordinates
-71.0877077
42.302842

What are the coordinates and address of Franklin Park?

Franklin Park
(617) 635-4505
1 Franklin Park Rd, Boston, MA 02121, USA

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Starting Point

The Franklin Park is located in Boston, Massachusetts. To get to the start of the trails, take the T to the Forest Hills Station and then walk about 0.5 miles to the park.

Why visit Franklin Park

The Franklin Park Zoo is a great place to visit if you want to see a variety of animals from all over the world. The zoo has a large number of exhibits, as well as a petting zoo and a children's zoo. You can also go on a safari ride or take a train ride around the park.

Is Franklin Park in Massachusetts a good place for the whole family?

Franklin Park is a great place for the whole family. There are plenty of activities to keep everyone entertained, including a zoo, playgrounds, and a golf course.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Franklin Park in Massachusetts are the Franklin Park Zoo, the Arnold Arboretum, and the Jamaica Pond. The Franklin Park Zoo is home to a wide variety of animals from around the world, the Arnold Arboretum is one of the largest and most diverse collections of trees and shrubs in the world, and Jamaica Pond is a great spot for a walk or a picnic.

The best activities near Franklin Park in Massachusetts are the walking trails, the playgrounds, and the zoo. The walking trails are great for getting some exercise, and there are a few different ones to choose from. The playgrounds are perfect for kids, and there are several different ones to choose from. The zoo is a great place to learn about animals from all over the world.

Where to eat?

1. The Franklin Park Zoo's concession stand offers a variety of food options, including burgers, hot dogs, pizza, and fries.

2. The golf course in Franklin Park has a concession stand that sells burgers, hot dogs, chicken sandwiches, and salads.

3. The bandstand in Franklin Park is home to a small cafe that sells coffee, pastries, and sandwiches.

4. The Rose Garden in Franklin Park has a small cafe that sells coffee, tea, pastries, and sandwiches.

5. The Japanese Garden in Franklin Park has a small cafe that sells sushi, noodles, and rice dishes.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What are the opening hours ?

Monday: 6:00 AM – 11:30 PMTuesday: 6:00 AM – 11:30 PMWednesday: 6:00 AM – 11:30 PMThursday: 6:00 AM – 11:30 PMFriday: 6:00 AM – 11:30 PMSaturday: 6:00 AM – 11:30 PMSunday: 6:00 AM – 11:30 PM

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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