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Description -
*Information Provided By Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation*
Ponds, fields, marsh, and a cascading waterfall make the park's north section a delightful place to walk or picnic. The more developed south section features ballfields, a wading pool, and a tot lot. Beaver Brook's historic significance includes reminders of its past; the remains of a 19th century fulling mill, the historic Robert Morris Copeland House (c.1835) and a monument to the Waverly Oaks, perhaps the most famous trees of the 1890's

Attractions - Ponds, fields, marsh, and a cascading waterfall make the park's north section a delightful place to walk or picnic.

Recreation - Natural history programs offered at Beaver Brook cover topics such as wildlife, the Waverly Oaks, and the ecosystem of ponds, wetlands, and woodlands. Beaver Brook's cultural history is also highlighted. (All programs subject to staffing.)

Climate - Boston experiences a continental climate that is very common in New England, but with distinct maritime influences due to its position on the Atlantic Ocean. Summers are typically hot and humid, while winters are cold, windy and snowy.

Location - From Harvard Square take Mt. Auburn Street out of the Square. Turn right onto Belmont Street. At the light, take Trapelo Road to Mill Street. Or take Route 2 to Winter Street, Belmont, left onto Concord Avenue, 100 yards ahead bear right onto Mill Street, entrance is on the right. Or follow Route 60 (Pleasant Street) until it meets Trapelo Road, 500 yards on the left is the Waverly Oaks southern section.


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