Charles River

River and Park
Charles River, Boston, MA 02115, United States
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  • What you need to know
    Andrea A.
    "Run intervals and get a great view of the city!"(6 Tips)
    Wayne M.
    "codzilla or the duck tour for the best ways to enjoy Boston"(2 Tips)
    Andrey K.
    "awesome place to chill"(2 Tips)
    Kira M.
    "gorgeous Charles River while on a canoe or sailboat?"(2 Tips)
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  • Jon D.

    Watch people capsize their boats

    Jon Darveau · June 3
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  • Daniel T.

    Be a lazy sea lion and hang out on one of the docks.

    Daniel Tewfik · May 5
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  • Rodrigo A.

    Nice view, kind of clean

    Rodrigo Artavia · April 11
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  • JNET

    Rent a canoe or kayak if you want to enjoy the water. Quieter up by Newton. :)

    JNET · March 23
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  • Kira M.

    Can you imagine checking out the gorgeous Charles River while on a canoe or sailboat? Don't imagine it, do it! GetMyBoat will get you on the water quicker than a Tom Brady pass! Read more

    Kira Maixner · March 3
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  • Charles C.

    Visit www.DiscoverTheCharles.com

    Charles Cherney · November 16, 2014
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  • Hèlios d.

    😍😭🌅💝👬

    Hèlios del Fresno · September 9, 2014
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  • Shane Y.

    Beautiful view of the river Charles.

    Shane Yoder · August 18, 2014
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  • Julie H.

    Morning commute

    Julie Hall · August 12, 2014
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  • Alex C.

    Apenas navegar....

    Alex Casañas - Brulex · July 16, 2014
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  • RoGeR

    Bonito lugar para relajarse

    RoGeR · May 24, 2014
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  • Beth C.

    It's a great place for a walk or run with your dog!

    Beth Coleman · November 16, 2013
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  • Cecilia E.

    Even if you have been living in Boston/Cambridge all your life you should do the riverboat tour. Great views and you learn a lot about the city.

    Cecilia Espinoza · September 15, 2013
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  • Andrey K.

    awesome place to chill

    Andrey Kozlov · September 11, 2013
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  • Topo Athletic

    Run a few extra miles and join us. We are having a launch event at CitySports on Wednesday at 6pm. Try us on, run with us, become part of us. Here are details: https://topo-athletic.eventbrite.com/

    Topo Athletic · August 5, 2013
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  • Jason W.

    The Best of Boston.

    Jason Winmill · July 29, 2013
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  • Mus D.

    Loads of fun!

    Mus D · July 15, 2013
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  • Lorena Y.

    Charles River

    Lorena Yépiz Ponce · July 14, 2013
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  • Jatu P.

    Nice and relaxing. A great place to walk and jog in the day time.

    Jatu Prakitsri · July 11, 2013
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  • Mus D.

    Fun times!

    Mus D · July 5, 2013
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  • Drew B.

    Wet, and large, and has the name Charles.

    Drew Buerhaus · July 3, 2013
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  • Will U.

    Don't drink.

    Will Ung · July 1, 2013
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  • Ashley D.

    Always sit on one of the docks. Whether to lounge in the sun or watch people fall off of their sail boats.

    Ashley DeCosta · June 23, 2013
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  • Andrea A.

    Run intervals and get a great view of the city!

    Andrea Ando · April 8, 2013
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  • Jon M.

    Lovely place to relax

    Jon Masters · March 31, 2013
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  • Wayne M.

    Get on the codzilla or the duck tour for the best ways to enjoy Boston

    Wayne McGuigan · January 8, 2013
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  • Eric O.

    Quack at passing Duck Boats.

    Eric O · October 31, 2012
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  • Kleber S.

    Great place!

    Kleber Souza · August 4, 2012
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  • endah a.

    great place for inspiration,,

    endah agustina · March 20, 2012
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  • Sanjiv K.

    Get the best view of Boston skyline from here

    Sanjiv Kaushik · January 30, 2012
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  • Force Factor

    Rowing is an awesome full-body workout! Force Factor was founded by former Harvard University rowers who got are familiar with the Charles River.

    Force Factor · January 10, 2012
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  • Emily H.

    do NOT swim in this. but DO check out all the birds and runners and dogs.

    Emily Holland · November 21, 2011
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  • Far T.

    Catch it on a sunny day!

    Far Ted · September 17, 2011
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  • Lindsay D.

    The best run in the world

    Lindsay Dyan · September 9, 2011
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  • Su N.

    Swim at your own risk.

    Su Namiartt · September 3, 2011
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  • Reed C.

    A river that always reflects the exact mood you happen to be in.

    Reed Cochran · August 26, 2011
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  • Erick A.

    Go to the bike path

    Erick A · August 21, 2011
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  • UrbanAmp

    Go kayaking on the Charles, might we suggest a burger from The Paramount for the ride!

    UrbanAmp · August 16, 2011
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  • Steve A.

    Look out for da suspicious mayor

    Steve An · July 29, 2011
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  • Alex M.

    Don't drink the water

    Alex MM · July 17, 2011
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  • Al S.

    Love that muddy water...but do NOT swim here.

    Al S · July 3, 2011
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  • Pepsi

    Whether you're sailing on the river or admiring the view from the Esplanade, this is the a great place to celebrate summer.

    Pepsi · July 2, 2011
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  • Erwin C.

    There is a Fit-Trail fitness course with exercise stations.

    Erwin Chuk · April 7, 2011
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