Hollis Field & Community Playground

482 Washington St, Braintree, MA 02184, USA

Town of Braintree: 781-794-8000

Owned By: Town of Braintree

Hollis Field is a 9-acre complex of playing fields in Braintree, featuring football, soccer, softball and baseball.  Also on site: 2 tennis courts, 2 basketball courts, and the Hollis Community Playground.


This land is within the region of the Massachusett (or Massachuseuk). To learn more about local Native American tribes, we encourage you to interact with their members. The Massachusett tribe at Ponkapoag shares information on its website. 

Habitats and Wildlife

This grassy park with occasional 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.

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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


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, porta-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: No

Waterbody/Watershed: Monatiquot River (Fore River watershed)

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