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Neponset Day 2024


Saturday, Aug 3

9:00am - 1:00pm


Free Parking Lot

DCR Neponset II Park

Bring a blanket, some snacks and celebrate nature along the Neponset River and the Greenway Trail. This FREE, family-friendly event will have...

  • free canoeing and kayaking

  • a spray deck – bring a bathing suit & towels!

  • music

  • environmental exhibits

  • food trucks & ice cream

The entrance to DCR Neponset II Park is on Hill Top St. near Granite Ave. in Dorchester. There is limited parking at DCR Neponset Park.  Additional (free) parking can be found less than a minute down the road at DCR Pope John Paul II Park, off of Hallet Street.

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Marine Biologists on a Dive (Kid Scientist)
The Mess That We Made
Nature Recycles—How About You?
Nerdy Babies: Ocean (Nerdy Babies, 1)

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