Fresh Pond and the Watershed

Photos from Fresh Pond Reservation and the Cambridge Watershed.

  • The Walter J. Sullivan Water Purification Facility.

    The Walter J. Sullivan Water Purification Facility.

  • Watershed Manager Chip Norton giving a tour outside the Walter J. Sullivan Water Purification Facility.

    Watershed Manager Chip Norton giving a tour outside the Walter J. Sullivan Water Purification Facility.

  • Close up view of the floor mural at the Water Purification Facility.

    Close up view of the floor mural at the Water Purification Facility.

  • Water level gauge for water fountain outside of the Water Purification Facility.

    Water level gauge for water fountain outside of the Water Purification Facility.

  • Water fountain (bubbler) outside the Water Purification Facility.

    Water fountain (bubbler) outside the Water Purification Facility.

  • Fresh Pond Reservation artwork.

    Fresh Pond Reservation artwork.

  • Flowers outside the Walter J. Sullivan Water Purification Facility.

    Flowers outside the Walter J. Sullivan Water Purification Facility.

  • View overlooking the Fresh Pond Reservoir.

    View overlooking the Fresh Pond Reservoir.

  • Fresh Pond Reservoir viewed from atop the Water Purification Facility.

    Fresh Pond Reservoir viewed from atop the Water Purification Facility.

  • Kingsley Park

    Kingsley Park

  • Kingsley Park.

    Kingsley Park.

  • Grey Screech owl living at Fresh Pond Reservation, photo taken on March 18, 2013.

    Grey Screech owl living at Fresh Pond Reservation, photo taken on March 18, 2013.

  • Weir Meadow Bioswale at Fresh Pond Reservation.

    Weir Meadow Bioswale at Fresh Pond Reservation.

  • Glacken Slope Stabilization Project in progress.

    Glacken Slope Stabilization Project in progress.

  • Little Fresh Pond.

    Little Fresh Pond.

  • Boardwalk around Little Fresh Pond.

    Boardwalk around Little Fresh Pond.

  • Boardwalk along Little Fresh Pond.

    Boardwalk along Little Fresh Pond.

  • Little Fresh Pond shoreline.

    Little Fresh Pond shoreline.

  • Snapping turtle crossing the Perimeter Road near Little Fresh Pond.

    Snapping turtle crossing the Perimeter Road near Little Fresh Pond.

  • Little Fresh Pond.

    Little Fresh Pond.

  • Lilipads on Little Fresh Pond.

    Lilipads on Little Fresh Pond.

  • Black's Nook.

    Black's Nook.

  • Black's Nook.

    Black's Nook.

  • Black's Nook

    Black's Nook

  • Lusitania Meadow.

    Lusitania Meadow.

  • Lusitania Meadow.

    Lusitania Meadow.

  • Students exploring Lusitania Meadow.

    Students exploring Lusitania Meadow.

  • Flowers at Mayer Park.

    Flowers at Mayer Park.

  • Payson Park Gatehouse.

    Payson Park Gatehouse.

  • Aerial view of Route 128, old quarry ponds in Weston, and the Stony Brook Reservoir

    Aerial view of Route 128, old quarry ponds in Weston, and the Stony Brook Reservoir

  • Aerial view of Hobbs Brook Reservoir.

    Aerial view of Hobbs Brook Reservoir.

  • Hobbs Brook Reservoir and Gatehouse.

    Hobbs Brook Reservoir and Gatehouse.

  • Hobbs Brook Reservoir.

    Hobbs Brook Reservoir.

  • A deer and her fawn spotted at a CWD monitoring station below the Hobbs Brook Dam.

    A deer and her fawn spotted at a CWD monitoring station below the Hobbs Brook Dam.

  • Watershed staff leading a tour of the upper watershed.

    Watershed staff leading a tour of the upper watershed.

  • Stony Brook Reservoir.

    Stony Brook Reservoir.

  • Overflow through the auxiliary spillway at the Stony Brook Reservoir Gatehouse.

    Overflow through the auxiliary spillway at the Stony Brook Reservoir Gatehouse.

  • Stony Brook Reservoir during winter.

    Stony Brook Reservoir during winter.

  • Winter at Fresh Pond Reservation.

    Winter at Fresh Pond Reservation.

  • Snowy perimeter road at Fresh Pond Reservation.

    Snowy perimeter road at Fresh Pond Reservation.

  • Sunset over Fresh Pond.

    Sunset over Fresh Pond.

  • Sunset over Fresh Pond with gatehouse.

    Sunset over Fresh Pond with gatehouse.

  • Sunset over Fresh Pond.

    Sunset over Fresh Pond.

  • Sunset over Fresh Pond Reservoir.

    Sunset over Fresh Pond Reservoir.

  • Cambridge at night viewed from atop the Water Purification Facility.

    Cambridge at night viewed from atop the Water Purification Facility.

  • Kingsley Bowl Panorama

    Kingsley bowl panorama