Prospect Hill Park

314 Totten Pond Road, Waltham, MA

Park Information
This wooded natural park is filled with hiking trails and scenic vistas.  A seasonal vehicle
access road allows for visitors to picnic at one of the many designated picnic sites and/or hike a section deeper into the park. 

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Additional Information 

Ranger NewsLetter 
(Spring 2023 Edition)
Prospect Hill Master Plan 1997Trail Revitalization
(Power Point Presentation)
Forestry Management PlanProjects Completed and Plans for Future
(Power Point Presentation)
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Additional Links

Prospect Hill Park Maintenance Report formPark Map

Mosquito Protection (english)

Mosquito Protection (spanish)

1978-1983 Historical Skiing Photos
Historical Walls of Prospect Hil (Narrative)
HIstorical Walls of Prospect Hill (GIS Map)

A Walk in the Park:
A Guide to Plant Communities at Prospect Hill Park

Waltham, Massachusetts
by Lesley Sneddon


This book is a nature guide for the non-scientist interested in learning about plants and basic ecology.

Although the subject is Prospect Hill Park, much of the information can be applied to other parks in the area.
The book includes descriptions of 16 plant communities, with photos of featured plants, and maps of their locations.
In addition, plants found in each community are listed in table format.


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* Free hand delivery is only available to Waltham, Newton, Belmont, Lexington, Lincoln and Watertown.

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