160 Birch St, Pembroke, MA 02359, USA
Owned By: Town of Pembroke
Constructed in 2007, this fenced-in playground features play structures for both younger (ages 2-5) and older (ages 5-12) children, with wood chips underfoot. There are swings, slides, a climbing web, a seesaw, and numerous other features. A 0.08-mile paved trail extends within the perimeter of the fenced area. There is also a baseball field on site, and a 0.5-mile trail into the woods.
Smoking and hunting are not permitted on site.
This land is within the region of the Massachuseuk (or Massachusett) and Wampanoag Native American tribes.
The playground features a 0.08-mile flat, paved walked trail within its fenced perimeter. There is also a 0.5-mile trail beyond the parking lot, which extends through the woods past a baseball field and to the edge of the property, where there is a FCC (cellular) tower.
Habitats and Wildlife
Although not particularly shaded, this playground is surrounded by woodlands comprised mostly of pine and oak. It is located within the watershed of Pine Brook, a tributary to the Jones River.
The Jones River finds it source at Silver Lake, and extends for 7.5 miles through the town of Kingston. Follow the Jones River Watershed Association for more information.
Historic Site: No
Boat Launch: No
Hours: Dawn to Dusk
Parking: Large on-site parking lot.
Trail Difficulty: Easy
The entire playground is fenced-in. A gate close to Birch Street offers wheelchair/stroller access to a 0.08-mile paved loop that extends inside the perimeter of the fenced-in area. There are play structures for older and younger children, swings, slides, a see-saw, climbing structures, picnic tables, and benches. Also on site, trash receptacles and a baseball field. No restrooms.
Boat Ramp: No
ADA Access: Yes
Scenic Views: Yes
Waterbody/Watershed: Pine Brook (Jones River watershed)