Parks and Recreation

Home to the Blue Hills, Quincy Quarry, and Quincy Shores Reservations, fifty two municipal park locations, eleven beaches, and three golf courses, Quincy offers biking, birding, boating, cycling, hiking, nature walks, picnicking, playgrounds, rock climbing, skating, skiing, swimming and more. Quincy’s most utilized park, donated by descendants of Presidents John and John Quincy Adams and originally developed by Frederick Law Olmsted, Merrymount Park now includes Adams Field, the finest amateur baseball field in New England, Collins Rest-a-While Playground, Fenno Street basketball and tennis courts, Mitchell McCoy softball field, Ruth Gordon Ampitheater, running track at Faxon Field, Ryan Boathouse, and Veteran’s Memorial Stadium.

Finest amateur baseball field in New England

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

Children’s playground equipment

54 Huntress Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-376-1253

Named for Adams Shore community activist Arthur Boyson, a former President of the Adams Shore Community Association who helped the City acquire land for a playground.

25 Heron Road
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-376-1253

This municipally owned beach, located in a residential area, is along the Town River.

30 Avalon Ave
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-376-1253

This municipally owned beach, located in a residential area, is along the Town River.

52 Delano Ave
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-376-1253

This municipally owned beach with children’s playground equipment, located in a residential area, is along the Town River.

197 Palmer Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-376-1253

On the grounds of the Beechwood Knoll School, this 2.2 acre park has children’s playground equipment and a basketball court.

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

Frederick H. Bishop, a Civil War veteran of the 14th Infantry born on March 30, 1848, lived on Summit Avenue most of his life.

88 Holbrook Road
Quincy, MA 02171
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

Blue Hill Meteorological Observatory, located at the top of a scenic mountain range south of Boston, is a unique American institution.

1 Observatory Service Road
Milton, MA 02186
Phone: 617-696-0562

Stretching over 7,000 acres from Quincy to Dedham, Milton to Randolph, the Blue Hills Reservation provides a green oasis in an urban environment.

Located only minutes from the bustle of downtown Boston, the Blue Hills Reservation managed by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation stretches over 7,000 acres from Quincy to

Stretching over 7,000 acres from Quincy to Dedham, Milton to Randolph, the Blue Hills Reservation provides a green oasis in an urban environment.

840 Hillside Street
Milton, MA
Phone: 781-828-1805
Blue Hills Ski Area Logo

Located just minutes south of Boston on the highest coastal region peak in the state, Blue Hills ski area has provided lift served skiing for over half a century.

The Blue Hills Trailside Museum is the interpretive center for the state’s 7,000-acre Blue Hills Reservation and is managed by Mass Audubon.

Hours: 

Tuesday - Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Blue Hills Trailside Museum
1904 Canton Ave
Milton, MA 02184
Phone: 617-333-0690

Comprised of 34 islands situated along the Greater Boston shoreline, many can be viewed from Quincy’s coastal roads.

Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area
Boston, MA
Phone: 617-223-8666

Children’s playground equipment and basketball court.

17 Bradford Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-376-1253

Basketball court, children’s playground equipment, in-line skating rink, and softball field, adjacent to Parkhurst/Perry Beach and across the street from the Public Landing and Quincy Yacht Club.

1300 Sea Street
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

Named for Private First Class William R.

Quincy Shore Drive
Quincy, MA 02170
Phone: 617-376-1253

Named for Staff Sergeant Charles Cavanagh, a Quincy native killed while serving his country with Company C, 28th Infantry Regt, 8th Division on March 6, 1945 in Germany, this 4.5 acre park, has a b

0 Birch Street
Quincy, MA 02171
Phone: 617-376-1253

Soccer fields 

5 Cleverly Court
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 02169

Regulation baseball field located at the intersection of Hancock Street and Merrymount Parkway. Parking available off of Merrymount Parkway or Fenno Street.

800 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02170
Phone: 617-376-1253

Children’s playground equipment

Merrymount Parkway
Quincy
Phone: 617-376-1253
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Named for Sgt.

651 Willard Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-376-1253

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