This sprawling urban forest is filled with wetlands and a variety of birds. Walk along limited trails to see a rare side of nature without leaving the city.


Alewife Brook Reservation
Alewife Brook Pkwy, Cambridge, MA 02140, United States


How to Get There

From Alewife MBTA station, head north on Cambridge Park Place. You can also access the park from the Minuteman Bike Path.



6am to 8pm


Contact Details

Phone: (617) 727-9693

Official Website: Alewife Brook Reservation


Area Attractions

Suggested Equipment for Alewife Brook Reservation:


The following activities within the park should be done with utmost caution. Make sure that you have the proper protective gear and equipment necessary to make your adventures safe and accident-free. We advise you to read the TIPS underneath each activity to serve as a guide on what you may need to bring in order to enjoy your stay fully.

Activities & Tips


Alewife Brook Reservation is a must-visit state park in Massachusetts. Check out other state parks in Massachusetts here.

Massachusetts State Parks