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Improvements to Sherrin Street Woods Urban Wild

Improvements to Sherrin Street Woods Urban Wild

Project will include renovation to trailheads, trails and wetland restoration.

Sherrin Woods

Sherrin Street Woods Urban Wild is the third largest City-owned urban wild site. The site offers local residents passive recreation and natural history education, as well as aesthetic values. The urban wild is between the MBTA commuter rail tracks and Austin Street, north of West Street.

The northern half of the site features a rocky outcrop, known as Pine Rock, and forest comprised of:

  • mature oaks
  • hickory
  • cherry
  • birch

The southern part of the site features filled-in stream channels and wetlands. These have developed into a dense, weedy thicket of non-native, invasive shrubs and small trees. There are trails traversing the northern part of the site.

Still have questions? Contact:
Parks and Recreation
1010 Massachusetts Avenue
3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02118
United States
Project Location:
Project Contact:

Paul Sutton
paul.sutton@boston.gov
617-635-4505

Project Information:
  • Project status: Design
  • Construction budget: $400,000
  • Project features: Urban Wild
  • Consultant: Chester Engineering
  • Contractor: To Be Determined

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