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Pierce Reservation

Milton

4 acres

Accessible only from the adjacent Governor Hutchinson’s Field, Pierce Reservation features four acres of woodland and fields.

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Plan Your Visit
  • Overview
  • Admission & Hours
  • Directions
  • Property Map
  • Regulations & Advisories

Overview

Once you’ve explored the hilltop estate of the last Massachusetts Colonial governor, take a detour to Pierce Reservation. Head to the bottom of Governor Hutchinson’s Field and the follow an easy quarter-mile path along the banks of the Neponset River, then meander around the reservation’s four off-the-beaten path acres of grassy slopes and woodlands. Be advised that the park contains no trails itself and sits behind a private residence; please respect the privacy of our neighbor.

Admission & Hours

FREE to all.

Year-round, daily, sunrise to sunset.

Directions

224 Adams Street
Milton, MA 02186
Telephone: 781.784.0567
E-mail: greaterboston@thetrustees.org

Get driving directions on Google Maps.

Directions:
From I-93/Rt. 3 South
: Take Exit 10 and proceed for 0.2 mi. At stop sign, turn right onto Adams St. and follow for 1.2 mi. to top of Milton Hill; entrance is on the right. From Dorchester: Take Dorchester Avenue to Adams Street and follow up Milton Hill; entrance is on the left.

From I-93/Rt. 3 North: Take Exit 9 and follow Granite Avenue north for 1.5 mi. through two sets of traffic lights. Turn left and drive over Expressway bridge to stop sign. Turn right onto Adams Street and follow for 1.2 mi. to top of Milton Hill; entrance to Gov. Hutchinson’s Field is on the right.

 

 

Property Map

There is no trail map for this property.

Regulations & Advisories

There is no designated parking area and road-side parking is not permitted.

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Property Acquisition History

Gift of Henry L. Pierce, by bequest to the Trustees of Reservations, in 1957.

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