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<p>This green corridor of ponds, trails and playing fields is mostly in Boston, with 12 acres in <a href="http://www.brooklinema.gov/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=759%3Apaos-pp-emerald-2&catid=647%3Apaos-park-pages&Itemid=965">Brookline</a>. It is adjacent to Jamaica Pond.</p>
<p>The park includes Leverett Pond, Willow Pond and the Muddy River. Olmsted Park is part of Frederick Law Olmsted's 1,100-acre chain of nine parks, the <a href="http://www.cityofboston.gov/Parks/emerald/">Emerald Necklace</a>. The space was originally named Leverett Park until the city renamed it for Olmsted in 1900.</p> <p>Among the organizations that help care for the park are <a href="http://www.olmstedpark.org/">Friends of Olmsted Park</a> and the <a href="http://www.emeraldnecklace.org/">Emerald Necklace Conservancy</a>.</p> <p>For public transportation: Take the 39 bus to S. Huntington and Bynner. It's a 12-minute walk toward the Jamaicaway to reach the park.</p>
Jamaicaway & Willow Pond Rd, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
(617) 635-4505
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