Activities & Resources
Emerald Necklace050in Jamaica Plain, MA
about Emerald Necklace:
The Necklace comprises half of the City of Boston's park acreage, parkland in the Town of Brookline, and parkways and park edges under the jurisdiction of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
The Emerald Necklace, the only remaining intact linear park designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, Sr., is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Green and open spaces, rivers and ponds, and a wealth and diversity of trees, shrubs, flowers, wildlife habitat, riparian life, bridges and other structures make up this urban haven.