Paved Trails

Elmer Raymond Park

Elmer E Raymond Jr Memorial Park, 1138 Long Pond Rd, Plymouth, MA 02360, USA

Plymouth Parks & Forestry: 508-830-4162, ext. 12116

Owned By: Town of Plymouth

This grassy, 17-acre town-owned park features a playground, picnic tables, athletic facilities, and about 0.3 miles of paved walking paths and sidewalks. Located close to Route 3, in the village of Plymouth known as Cedarville.


This recreation area was dedicated to Elmer Raymond, who worked for several years to secure funding for its purchase and construction, and passed away just before the park opened in 1985.

This land is within the region of the Herring Ponds Wampanoag. To learn more about our local tribes, we encourage you to interact with their members. The Herring Pond Wampanoag also shares information on its website. 

Follow the Herring Ponds Watershed Association for more information about the Great Herring Pond watershed.

Trail Description

Look for combined paved pathways and sidewalks totaling 0.3 miles that connect the park’s various features.

Habitats and Wildlife

This grassy park features some pine, oak, and pitch pine trees.

The waters here flow southwest to Great Herring Pond, which is part of the Herring River (Plymouth) watershed. The Herring River flows into the Cape Cod Canal in Bournedale.

Elmer E Raymond Jr Memorial Park, 1138 Long Pond Rd, Plymouth, MA 02360, USA

Historic Site: No

Park: Yes

Beach: No

Boat Launch: No

Lifeguards: No

Size: 17 acres

Hours: Dawn to Dusk

Parking: Ample on-site parking.

Cost: Free

Trail Difficulty: Easy


Trash receptacles, several benches, bicycle rack, picnic tables, playground. Part of the playground is fenced in, with rubber surfacing, slides and climbing structures. Another section of the playground, without fencing, offers swings.

Also on site: tennis and basketball courts, a multi-use field (soccer, football), baseball/softball fields, A combination of paved paths and sidewalks totaling about 0.3 miles connects the park’s various features. Geocache location.

Dogs: Dogs must remain on leash. Scoop the poop!

Boat Ramp: No

ADA Access: Yes

Scenic Views: Yes

Waterbody/Watershed: Great Herring Pond (Herring River - Plymouth watershed)