Dorchester Shores Reservation

Dorchester Shores Reservation
Dorchester Shores Reservation
Metropolitan Park System of Greater Boston
Country United States
State Massachusetts
Region Suffolk County
Municipality Boston
Location Morrissey Boulevard
 - coordinates 42°17′50″N 71°2′44″W / 42.29722°N 71.04556°W / 42.29722; -71.04556
Area 41.3 acres (17 ha) [1]
Location of Dorchester Shores Reservation
Website: http://www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/metroboston/dorc_sh.htm

Dorchester Shores Reservation is a Massachusetts state park located in Boston. The park is managed by the Department of Conservation and Recreation. It consists of three areas totaling 41.3 acres (16.7 ha) along the eastern edge of the Dorchester section of Boston.[1][2]

Description

Dorchester Shores Reservation comprises two beaches and a park along the extended mouth of the Neponset River. The components of Dorchester Shores Reservation are as follows:

  • Malibu Beach
  • Tenean Beach
  • Victory Road Park

Recreational Opportunities

  • Bathhouse
  • Concessions
  • Fishing
  • First Aid
  • Information
  • Picnic Area
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Swimming

References

  1. ^ a b Protected and recreational open space datalayer, Office of Geographic and Environmental Information (MassGIS), Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs - http://www.mass.gov/mgis/dd-over.htm
  2. ^ "Dorchester Shores Reservation". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. http://www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/metroboston/dorc_sh.htm. Retrieved 31 December 2009. 

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