Newell Playground

Weymouth, MA 02188, USA


Owned By: Town of Weymouth

Small playground in the Idlewell neighborhood in Weymouth, with a baseball field, a basketball court, and a large grassy area. Located on Mill Cove on the Fore River. A small beach serves as a potential launch site for canoes and kayaks for those who don’t mind carrying a boat across the park.


This older playground features a swing set and a play structure.

Trail Description

No trails, but plenty of space to walk around.

Habitats and Wildlife

The park consists mostly of a grassy field is surrounded by maple and sumac trees. Along the edge of the Fore River there is a small pebbly beach and some salt marsh. There is an osprey platform (currently unoccupied) on the beach.

Weymouth, MA 02188, USA

Historic Site: No

Park: Yes

Beach: Yes

Boat Launch: Yes

Lifeguards: No

Size: 3.5 acres

Hours: Dawn to Dusk

Parking: Small on-site parking area. Additional roadside parking on Idewell Blvd.

Cost: Free

Trail Difficulty: Easy


Informational kiosk, trash receptacles, picnic area, shaded picnic table, small playground, baseball field, basketball court.

Dogs: Yes

Boat Ramp: No

ADA Access: No

Scenic Views: Yes

Waterbody/Watershed: Fore River

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