Birding and Nature Walks

Open year-round, dawn to dusk. At Squantum Point, visitors can see the Boston skyline across the harbor and dozens of species of wild birds in the park.

Squantum Point Park
Haul Road
Quincy, MA 02171
Phone: 617-727-5290

A half-mile long self-guided nature walk, designed to showcase the major plant and animal species that find their homes in and around the Quincy salt marsh, leads to a cemetery with the remains of

386 Fenno Street
Quincy, MA 02170
Phone: 617-376-1253

President John Adams lived to be 90, and it is thought that his penchant for exercise was a contributing factor.

Hours: 

Saturdays from May through October

One Merrymount Parkway
Quincy, MA 02170

A 50-acre preserve of wetlands and upland area along Quincy Shore Drive and Fenno Street, the Grossman family donated the park to the City in the 1960’s.

404 Fenno Street
Quincy, MA 02170
Phone: 617-376-1253

Blue Hill Adventure & Quarry Museum conducts guided tours of the Blue Hills and Quincy Quarry Reservations and Native American sites.

Phone: 781-326-0079

Originally the Town’s South Commons, the land was sold off to private owners in 1818, including a large portion purchased by Job Faxon and he passed the land along to his son Henry H. Faxon.

00 Faxon Park Road
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-376-1253

The grounds of the Broad Meadows Middle School has two basketball and tennis courts, two soccer fields and one softball field.

50 Calvin Road
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-376-1253

Free program held monthly to highlight Quincy’s Environmental Treasures.

One Merrymount Parkway
Quincy, MA 02170
Phone: 617-472-0799

Quincy’s largest and most utilized park, it is home to the following facilities: Adams Walk: Dedicated June 13, 2009, World War II Memorial, Adams Presidential Tablet, Charles Francis Adams gift mo

1 Merrymount Parkway
Quincy, MA 02170
Phone: 617-376-1253

Quincy’s largest beach, managed by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, offers 2.5 miles of clean sand, swimming, lifeguards, free parking, a bathhouse with public restrooms

Quincy Shore Drive
Quincy, MA 02170
Phone: 617-727-5290

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