Category Archives: Outdoors

Something to look forward to: Guided spring walks in Wellesley

Here’s what the Wellesley Trails Committee has planned for guided walks this Spring, plus a volunteer opportunity.

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Tough sledding in Wellesley

Came across this casualty at the Warren Building/Wellesley Recreation Department Sunday AM. Where to sled in Wellesley

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Wellesley could be chillin’ at outdoor skating rinks by this weekend

Two big rinks for skating and hockey, and one smaller rink for tots, have been set up at the outdoor basketball court near Wellesley High School. Given this week’s big freeze, the rinks could be ready to use by Saturday or Sunday. The Recreation Department rinks, sponsored by Needham Bank, were erected by the Department […]

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The heck with the island — new garden coming to Wellesley’s Simons Park

The town of Wellesley for years has worked to beautify the traffic island at the busy intersection of Washington Street, Wellesley Avenue and Brook Street. But try as the DPW Park & Tree Division might, the flowers and plantings usually wound up getting run over by vehicles. “The last straw came two years ago when the […]

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Wellesley Lower Falls like you’ve probably never seen it

Photographer Nick Cosky posted this YouTube video this week from high above Wellesley Lower Falls

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Wellesley Trails Committee to lead Lower Falls Walk on Nov. 1

Walk off some of that Halloween candy on Saturday morning, from 9-10am, with the Wellesley Trails Committee. They’ll be leading a walk through the Lower Falls part of town. Enjoy scenic views along the river on the Charles River Path. Walk along the brick Waterway, the remnants of proposed development in the 1890’s at Indian […]

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