Note that all driving directions are given as if starting out from the center of the watershed. Abbreviations are as follows:
- N, S, E, W = North, South, East, West
- R, L = Right, Left
- NB, SB = North Bound, South Bound
- (town name) = toward named town
Stony Brook Reservation
Turtle Pond Parkway, West Roxbury / Hyde Park
Hiking, fishing, paved bike trails.
I-95/128 exit 14 around rotary to East Street, 2/3 around next rotary to East Street, R on Sanderson Avenue, Sanderson becomes River Street, after sharp curve bear L on Turtle Pond Parkway, enter on R.
Kennedy Playground Garden
Community garden, canoe launch.
I-95/128 exit 2B to 138 N, L on River Street in Mattapan Square, L onto Edgewater Drive, entrance on L, launch at back R corner.
Ryan Playground – Neponset River Reservation
Located along River Street and Neponset River Reservation, Mattapan
Trails, courts, fields, pool, playground, canoe launch.
I-95/128 exit 2B to 138 N, R on River Street in Mattapan Square, entrance 0.4 miles on R, trails and launch at back R corner.
I-93 NB exit 9, past two stoplights and take next L, bear R onto Adams Street, cross over river into Dorchester and R on Adams Street, R on Medway Street, entrance on R.
Neponset River Reservation – Dorchester
Neponset River Greenway Trail
Paved bike/walking trail, fishing, canoe launch. Multiple points of access – Mattapan, Milton, Dorchester. See map.
Pope John Paul II Park
Riverside area with paved paths for walking/biking. Picnic areas and ball fields. Click here for more information.
DCR Neponset Park
Riverside area with paved paths for walking/biking. Picnic areas, ball fields, splash pad, boat dock, porta-potties.
Finnegan Park – Port Norfolk
Riverside area with paved paths for walking/biking.
Dorchester Shores Reservation:
Tenean Beach Park
Swimming, beach, fishing, playground.
I-93 NB exit 13 at end of ramp L on Victory Road, R on Freeport Street, L on Tenean Street, entrance ahead on L.
Victory Road Park / Commercial Point
Walking, boat ramp.
I-93 NB exit 13 at end of ramp R on Victory Road, trails start ahead on R, boat ramp further ahead L.
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