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.

The Neponset River Watershed Association is a grassroots, member-supported conservation group working since 1967 to clean up and protect the Neponset River, its tributaries and surrounding watershe

2173 Washington Street
Canton, MA 02021
Phone: 781-575-0354