The mission of the park maintenance program is to provide safe, clean, and attractive public open spaces for the community’s residents and visitors. For more information regarding the use of public parks see the Special Events page.

Our Parks

Cat bench at Valente Park

Cambridge is a city whose citizens place a high value on open space in a densely settled area where open space is somewhat limited.  The Community Development Department's webpage had extensive information about public parks, playgrounds, and reservations that offer a variety of recreational resources to the public..

Request Parks Service

 RWilliams Sleeper basketball court

To request park services, or report an issue concerning play structures or equipment, water features, fencing, trees, or terrain, etc. contact the Parks Division at 617.349.4885.

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Dept of Public Works

147 Hampshire Street
Cambridge MA 02139

Phone:617.349.4800
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Hours of Service

Monday: 8:30am-8pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5pm
Friday: 8:30am-12pm

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Parks with Water Features

Franklin Street Park water feature

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Public Parks, Playgrounds and Recreation Areas

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