35 Ripley Rd, Cohasset, MA 02025, USA
Owned By: Town of Cohasset
This large, fenced-in playground is located behind the Paul Pratt Memorial Library in Cohasset, right beside the headquarters of the Cohasset Recreation Department. It includes a large climbing structure for older children, a smaller climbing structure for younger children, plus a rock wall, slides, swings, a rope ladder, a sandbox, and numerous other fun features, plus wood chips underfoot. There is also a basketball court on site.
The MBTA Commuter Rail train tracks are very close-by. Train enthusiasts may enjoy watching them pass. Also of note: this property does not offer much shade.
Habitats and Wildlife
The playground lies within the watershed of James Brook, which flows into into Cohasset Harbor.
Historic Site: No
Boat Launch: No
Hours: Dawn to Dusk
Parking: Ample on-site parking.
Benches, picnic tables, trash receptacles. Restrooms are available during the library’s business hours.
Boat Ramp: No
ADA Access: Yes
Scenic Views: Yes
Waterbody/Watershed: James Brook (Cohasset Harbor watershed), also Little Harbor watershed