The Cove in Auburndale Park in Auburndale MA (Newton MA)
The Cove in Auburndale Park in Auburndale MA (Newton MA) is a wooded picnic and recreation area on the bank of the Charles River. Auburndale Park runs from Commonwealth Avenue where Lyons Field for baseball is located along the Charles River to the Flawed Meadow Conservation Area and connects to a section of the Charles River Reservation. The Cove is located at the north end of the park across the river from the Islington Peninsula. There is a trail that runs the entire length of Auburndale Park.
The Cove has a large parking lot off West Pine Street. Just off the parking lot is an area with exercise equipment for doing pull-ups, sit-ups, etc. Then there is a large field. At the back right side of the field is a tennis court and a basketball court. On the left side of the field is a baseball diamond with some bleacher seating.
Continuing to the left towards the Charles River is the picnic area.
There are picnic tables, and grills. These areas can be reserved by contacting the Newton Parks Department.
There is a playground with lots of equipment for the children.