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Beautiful Sunday outing with family on a crisp October morning. Enjoyed the visit because parking was readily available, we could roll the stroller to the water using a special ramp, the bathrooms were open, the pond view was very pleasant, the walk on the red...More
We live fairly close to Houghton's Pond and took our daughter here one night after work this past August. It was not very crowded and it was nice to cool off with a beautiful backdrop of trees and the Blue Hills. I'd recommend going here...More
Dropped in here whilst walking the trails in Blue Hills Reservation. Plenty of washrooms, picnic places. Lovely to see lots of families enjoying the day together with BBQs and picnic. You can swim in a cordoned off area of the lake, with a life guard...More
Our lab enjoyed a familial party together here in the mid of August. There are several places with tables under big trees (i.e. large shadow) where you can escape from direct sunshine in summer. Also the pond is good for child to swim - safety...More
Houghton's pond is situated in the hill side. People of all ages enjoy the pond It is calm and water is clear. Pond recreation area offers variety of recreational activities like swimming, fishing etc. Near by parking facilities are available.
Big fan of Houghton's Pond. It's so close to Boston but you can spend the day there with your family for a "staycation." Plenty of parking, a spacious bathhouse, and outdoor showers and foot showers to rinse off before leaving. There's a snack bar with...More