If you’re looking for the premier hiking trails of Braintree, Pond Meadow Park would be the perfect destination to visit today. Located between Summer Street in Weymouth and Liberty Street in Braintree, the park is open year round and a great place to spend a beautiful afternoon outdoors enjoying the day with family and friends.
A 320 acre conservation and passive recreation area spanning the Towns of Weymouth and Braintree, Massachusetts, Pond Meadow Park offers a wide variety of habitats, including meadows, woodlands and marshes. Experience Smelt Brook and its tributaries, as well as a 20 acre pond and dam that provides flood control to protect the Weymouth Landing area.
Close to another amazing outdoor adventure known as the Blue Hills Reservation, the Pond Meadow Park provides several miles of walking trails, including a two-mile paved bike path. There are also so many activities in the park to choose from for a fun filled day, that includes hiking, bird watching, cross-country skiing, biking, and snowshoeing.
This park for sure appeals to a wide range of outdoor enthusiasts. With over 1 1/2 mile paved loop around the pond dedicated as a bike and walking path, it’s favored by joggers as well. This is a great place for people who are looking for a steady walking surface to enjoy the outdoors.
The beautiful park has become a popular place of heavy activity in the early days of spring and also the early part of fall with families and children walking or riding the main trail. Being a paved surface, you can also most likely see a few inline skaters glide by when you visit this park.
Though this is a popular destination all year round, rarely will you ever find this park without visitors. In the summer you will find blueberries growing on side trails, and any season fishing is a favorite as there are several piers and spots to cast from around the pond. Plan a date and visit today!