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Hollis Field & Community Playground

482 Washington St, Braintree, MA 02184, USA

781-794-8950

Owned By: Town of Braintree

A 9-acre complex of playing fields, featuring football, soccer, softball and baseball, along with 2 tennis courts, 2 basketball courts, and the Hollis Community Playground.

Features

This land is within the region of the Massachusett (or Massachuseuk). To learn more about our local Native American tribes, we encourage you to interact with their members. The Mattakeeset band of the Massachusett, and the Massachusett tribe at Ponkapoag, both share information on their websites. 

Habitats and Wildlife

This grassy park with some maple trees is located within the watershed of the Monatiquot River.

The Monatiquot River rises in Braintree, at the confluence of the Farm and Cochato Rivers, within the Braintree Municipal Golf Course. It flows northeast for 4.9 miles before merging with Smelt Brook to form the Fore River. The Fore River serves as the boundary between the towns of Weymouth and Braintree. It flows for about 3 miles, into Quincy, where it meets Town River, and then flows for another 2 miles into Hingham Bay. In its final few miles, the Fore River is nearly a mile wide in some places. Follow the Fore River Watershed Association more information about the Monatiquot and Fore Rivers.

482 Washington St, Braintree, MA 02184, USA

Historic Site: No

Park: Yes

Beach: No

Boat Launch: No

Lifeguards: No

Size: 9 acres

Hours: Dawn to dusk.

Parking: Ample on-site parking.

Cost: Free

Facilities:

Football, soccer, softball and baseball fields, tennis and basketball courts. Playground with swings, climbing structures, a communication board, and areas for younger and older children. Picnic area, benches, ports-potty, trash receptacles.

Dogs: Dogs are not allowed in the playground or on the playing fields.

Boat Ramp: No

ADA Access: Limited ADA access.

Scenic Views: Yes

Waterbody/Watershed: Monatiquot River (Fore River watershed)

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