Fresh Pond Day

wildlife table

11:00am to 3:00pm on Saturday, June 9th 2018

Celebrate the land, water, wildlife and people that make Fresh Pond Reservation a unique and vital part of our City!

What is Fresh Pond Day?

Fresh Pond Reservation is truly Cambridge's green gem - an urban wild that protects Fresh Pond, Cambridge's in-city drinking water reservoir. Fresh Pond Day is the Cambridge Water Department's annual tribute to this unique Reservation that is a vital natural resource, an invaluable sanctuary for wildlife, and a beloved recreational escape in the City. So...let's give Fresh Pond the celebration, jubilation and love it deserves; join in the festivities! Live wildlife presentations, a wildlife and bike parade, live music, facepainting, truck climb-aboards, tours and more will abound, and - it's free and open to all!

Where & When?

We party for Fresh Pond from 

11am to 3pm on Saturday, June 9th, 2018! The festivities will happen all around the Water Purification Facility at Fresh Pond Reservation, 250 Fresh Pond Parkway.





Participating Organizations:


How do I get there?

Bus routes 72, 74, 75, 78; & Alewife T are all nearby. We are also on the parkway bike path - which is recommended, so you can join the bike parade! If you are driving, please park at the Tobin School (197 Vassal Lane).

I Want to Know More / I Want to Get Involved!

Great! If you want to participate fill out an online form here, or contact Ranger Tim at (617) 349-6489, Please note that rain or extreme weather cancels this event - bookmark the Facebook page for updates.